Duo notches two wins at orienteering meet

Alaska Dispatch News

The team of Dan Baird and Tao Leyden collected two orienteering wins Wednesday at UAA.

The duo finished the long course -- 2.3 kilometers with 16 controls -- in 25 minutes, 56 seconds.

Baird and Leyden then completed a 1.4-kilometer, 10-control course in 11:40.

Cory Smith won the long course in 16:27 while Jen Jolliff topped the women’s field in 20:55.

On the short course, Bill Spencer was the fasted man, finishing in 9:08. Ellyn Brown paced the women in 11:16.

Orienteering

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Wednesday’s results

Long Course (2.3-kilometers; 16 controls)

Men

1) Cory Smith 16:27; 2) Ian Moore 18:11; 3) Bill Spencer 19:44; 4) Dan Billman 23:02; 5) tie: John Farr; Steve Gruhn 24:21; 7) Mike Robinson 24:48; 8) Dwight Iverson 25:51; 9) Daniel Kustars 27:04; 10) Mark Findlay 31:15; 11) Liam Sarwas 32:51; 12) Brian Durrell 33:45; 13) Ivan Hodes 38:56.

Women

1) Jen Jolliff 20:55; 2) Ellyn Brown 24:06; 3) Linda Smith 28:43; 4) Dela Grey 30:57; 5) Anne Billman 32:48; 6) Karen Bronga 36:15; 7) Susan Sherman 43:54.

Teams

1) Dan Baird and Tao Leyden 25:56; 2) Erik Carlson and Michael Clark 28:15; 3) Nic Sedenquist and Courtney Evans 35:59; 4) Charese Gearhart-Dekreon and Drew Dekreon 36:00; 5) Philip and Katjana Stutzer 38:55; 6) Michelle Ru and Sarah Boeki 48:58.

Short Course (1.4-kilometers, 10 controls)

Men

1) Bill Spencer 9:08; 2) John Farr 9:32; 3) Dan Billman 11:32; 4) Ivan Hodes 14:16; 5) Daniel Kustars 14:55; 6) Brian Durrell 18:35; 7) Springer Moore 25:56.

Women

1) Ellyn Brown 11:16; 2) Susan Sherman 13:35; 3) Karen Bronga 13:40.

Teams

1) Dan Baird and Tao Leyden 11:40; 2) David and Jessie Donahue 17:00; 3) Joyce Goodell and Kathy Farynairz 18:22; 4) Springer and Ian Moore 19:28; 5) Ruth Kvernplassen and Molly Eastman 19:28; 6) Ian Gillespie; Zack Williams; Bradley Ince and Barb Williams 22:47;  7) Jenny Redick and Mali Redick 24:05; 8) Aimee; Charlee; Kaysee; Jonathan and Yume Demientieff 26:00; 9) Kiana Farr and Nicki Jordan 29:00; 10) Brandon; Vivian; Brady and Evelyn Tokar 32:00; 11) Talea; Hatcher; and Linda Smith 32:38; 12) Amanda; Josephine; August and Tobin Lilly 44:13.