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KNIGHTS LOOK FOR HISTORY IN 2005 CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Marian College Knights Cycling team will participate in the 2005 Collegiate Track Cycling Nationals. The event will be hosted by the Northbrook Velodrome in Northbrook, Illinois. Competition will begin on Thursday morning September 30, and will conclude on Saturday night, October 1. Northbrook was the Velodrome that Marian College won its first National Collegiate Track Cycling Championship ten seasons ago in 1995. Coming of a Bronze medal performance in 2004, this year’s team hopes to repeat the performance that won the Championship ten years ago and seven more since.
Top challengers for the team title this year are last year’s champions, Penn State. Indiana University and University of Colorado / Boulder will also be strong challengers for the team title.
CYCLING FINISHES 11TH AT NATIONALS, RYTLEWSKI TAKES SILVER
The Knight cycling team finished 11th overall in the team standings of the NCCA National Road Cycling Championships. The event was won by the University of Colorado. Marian scored a total of 228 points, with 89 coming in the Men's Road Race. Jake Rytlewski came in 2nd in that race to help propel him to the silver medal of the overall individual omnium. Rytlewski scored a total of 200 Individual Points, finishing behind Bobby Lea of Penn State University