SSHoF logo1968 U of S Mens CrossCountry

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Cross Country

1968 Uof_S_Mens_CrossCountryThe University of Saskatchewan men's cross-country running team, coached by Lyle Sanderson, rode the wave in Halifax.

Led by rookie Logan Rodgers from Walter Murray, the Huskies won the Canadian championship in 1968 for the first national title by the U of S in any CIAU sport.

Rodgers was fourth in the race that covered almost six miles. Bob Kochan from Wakaw was fifth, Regina's Charlie Simpson, with a short, distinct stride, was seventh, Bill White of Aden Bowman 10th, Stu Hooper of Central Butte 11th, Ken Loewen of Bowman 14th and Rodger Williams of Port Arthur, Ont., 16th. Williams competed with a broken nose he injured 10 days earlier.

The Huskies finished four points ahead of Waterloo Lutheran for the championship.