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Two Irish cross-country/track alumni cross paths this past weekend

Hansen (left) and Lawler (right) reunited in Lincoln, Neb. this past weekend. Photo courtesy of Greg Hansen

Two Rosemount Irish alumni and former cross-country/track and field athletes crossed paths this past weekend on September 15. Sydney Hansen, who graduated this past spring, runs for the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Falcons team, while 2017 graduate Morgan Lawler competes for the University of South Dakota Coyotes. The two reunited this past weekend in Lincoln, Neb., for the 2018 Woody Greeno/Dirksen Invitational. Hansen took 54th in the 6,000-meter race with a time of 23 minutes, 15.8 seconds. Lawler was not far behind in 63rd with a time of 23:28.7. South Dakota took second and Air Force 10th.

Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a RiverTown Multimedia sports reporter covering Hastings, Farmington and Rosemount athletics. He graduated from Drake University with a journalism degree in 2014. 

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