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Anthony Rizzi competes in NAIA National Championship

Brian Wollitz and Ryan Micklin

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On Saturday, Nov. 19, Anthony Rizzi competed in the National Intercollegiate Athletic National Championship, placing 280th out of a 332-runner field.

On Saturday, in Elsah, Illinois, Rizzi finished the race with a time of 27:51:70 to cap off his sophomore season. Rizzi led the Wolf Pack throughout the course of the season, finishing the highest in every event for the men’s team.

Rizzi set a personal-record in the 8K on October 15 at the Berry Invitational with a time of 27:39 and posted the highest placing of his career, coming in seventh at the Southern States Athletic Conference Championships on November 4.

According to Loyola Athletics, Rizzi gained All-SSAC honors for the second time while earning a spot on the SSAC All-Academic team.

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Brian Wollitz, Sports Editor
Brian Wollitz is a junior at Loyola studying mass communication with a focus in journalism and a minor in music industry studies. Outside of the Maroon, Brian plays rugby for Loyola as well as playing keyboards and singing in his band Tight Squeeze, back home in Pacifica, California. Contact: [email protected] or @brian_wollitz
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Anthony Rizzi competes in NAIA National Championship