The Pipers, who received an at-large team bid to the national meet, finished 23rd out of 32 teams in the meet.
Bauer's 22nd place run in 26:01.7 made him a USTFCCCA All-American. The honor goes to the top 35 runners at the national meet.
Placing 78th was Devin Monson (So., Thompson, N.D.) in 26:45.6. Ellis Richardson (So., Shoreview, Minn.) was 121st in 27:09.3, followed shortly after by Andy Johnson (Jr., Andover, Minn.) in 124th place with a time of 27:10.1.
Finishing in 151st was Ian Campbell (Jr., Blooming Prairie, Minn.) in 27:30.1, and then Jamison Hull (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) placed 160th in 27:39.4.
Rounding out the Piper scorers was Colin Rogers (Fy., River Falls, Wis.) in 182nd in 27:55.6.