Stripe

1968 Boys Cross Country

 

Head Coach: Gayle Palmer

Members: First Row: M. Davis, D. Warner, K. Bast, D. Steffen, R. Keller, E. Morgan, Second Row: D. Freeman, K. Robinson, N. Guthrie, L. Moore, J. Woods, B.Bornman, Coach Gayle Palmer. Third Row: D. Weaver, Ed Hansen, J. Boller, B. Friedrichsen, S. Lappe, G. Brienzo, A. MacCrae.  Missing is Ron Huber.

The 1968 Urbandale Boys Cross Country team placed 3rd in the State 2-mile race.  The team finished an undefeated dual season to place second at the Conference and State team races, and 2nd at the Urbandale Invitational.  Ron Huber placed fourth at both State meets.  Dave Warner, Dave Steffen, Kelly Bast, Eric Morgan, Ron Huber, and Larry Moore helped Urbandale establish a school record of total team time for one race. 

The seniors concluded brilliant careers by compiling a 28-2-2 dual record.  As well as, 5 Conference Championships in 6 tries, 7 Invitational Championships, 3 second place finishes and one State Championship.