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Sat Sep 02
at Wittenberg Invitational 2nd Place
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Sep 09
at OWU Invitational 13th Place
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Sep 23
at Purple Valley Classic 22nd Place
in Williamstown, Mass.
Fri Sep 29
at All-Ohio Championship 11th Place
in Cedarville, Ohio
Thu Oct 05
Wooster Dual 2nd Place
in Granville, Ohio (Infirmary Mound Park)
Sat Oct 14
at Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble 18th Place
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Oct 28
at NCAC Championship 6th Place
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Nov 11
at NCAA Great Lakes Regional 20th Place
in Delaware, Ohio
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Big Red places third at Witt

Chris Dunn placed 28th with a time of 28:25.4 at Wittenberg.
Chris Dunn placed 28th with a time of 28:25.4 at Wittenberg.

If the actual NCAC Championship has a similar finish as the Pre-NCAC Invitational from Yellow Springs, Ohio, DU senior Dee Salukombo will be all smiles.  If it doesn't, odds are Salukombo will still be smiling.  Aside from running fast, it's what he does best. 

On Saturday, Salukombo won his third race in as many tries in 2011 after a time of 25:511.8 at the Pre-NCAC Invitational that was hosted by Wittenberg University on Saturday morning. Salukombo covered the 8K course 30 seconds faster than second-place Evan Hitchcock of Ohio Wesleyan.  This marked the 13th victory in the cross country career of Salukombo.

Classmate Alexander Chappars posted his best finish of the 2011 season by locking up third place after a time of 26:31.5.  He fended off Shane Brandt of Ohio Wesleyan by just four-tenths of a second.

Following for Denison in positions three through five were John Williamson, Chris Dunn and Hank Francis.  Williamson placed 22nd with a time of 28:12.3 and Dunn turned in a 28th place finish and a time of 28:25.4.  Francis rounded out the scoring with a 39th place finish and a time of 29:02.0.

As a team, DU finished with 81 points which landed them in third place out of seven teams.  Ohio Wesleyan won the meet with 28 points while Wittenberg followed with 75 points.