Kortenhof takes seventh in 3,000 at Squig Invitational

Lawrence track action Joe Kortenhof Billy Daniels
Lawrence's Joe Kortenhof, left, won the 5,000 meters at the MWC Championships.

WHITEWATER, Wis. -- Lawrence University men's track and field standout Joe Kortenhof competed at the Squig Invitational at UW-Whitewater's Williams Center on Friday.

Kortenhof ran to seventh place in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:44.40, which is less than a second slower than his own top time in the Midwest Conference this season. UW-Whitewater's David Fassbender won the event in 8:30.05.

Kortenhof was the top finisher from the conference in the event.