WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES 11TH AT FRIENDS INVITATIONAL

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WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES 11TH AT FRIENDS INVITATIONAL

Taylor ClarkGODDARD, Kan. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s cross country team finished in 11th place at the Friends Invitational at Lake Afton in Goddard, Kan. on Saturday.

Taylor Clark paced Northwestern for a 31st place finish with a time of 21:37 in the five kilometer race. Krystle Noda recorded a 22:47 for a 45th place finish. Shannon Rose was 58th with a 23:25, while Mercedes Key ran a 25:07 for 73rd. Shelby Ashcraft had a 25:24 for 77th and Desirae Guffy ran a 29:31 for 93rd

As a team, Northwestern finished 11th in the 13 team event.

Three men ran for the Rangers in the eight kilometer race. Kevin Strawn took 33rd out of 105 runners with a time of 29:53. Jordan Sanders ran in 31:49 for 65th, while William Navarro finished in 80th place with a 33:53.

The Rangers next cross country meet will be at the Oklahoma State University Jamboree on Saturday, September 25 in Stillwater.

Northwestern Women - Individual Results                  Northwestern Men - Individual Results

(Winner – 18:17, 93 Runners, 5 kilometers)               (Winner – 26:38, 105 Runners, 8 kilometers)

            Place    Runner                         Time                Place    Runner                         Time  

            31         Taylor Clark                   21:37                33         Kevin Strawn                 29:53

            45         Krystle Noda                  22:47                65         Jordan Sanders              31:49

            58         Shannon Rose                23:25                80         William Navarro             33:52

            73         Mercedes Key                25:07               

            77         Shelby Ashcraft              25:24                           

            93         Desirae Guffy                29:31   

 

Northwestern Women - Team Results            

            Place    Team                            Time               

            1          Friends                         1:39:09            

            2          Southwestern                 1:42:43

            3          Newman                        1:45:21

            4          Bethel                           1:48:29

            5          Oklahoma Wesleyan       1:48:41

            6          John Brown (Ark.)          1:50:41

            7          Sterling College              1:49:45

            8          Hutchinson CC                1:50:22

            9          Bethany                         1:54:43

            10         Tabor                            2:01:23

            11         Northwestern Okla. St.    1:58:20

            12         Hesston College             2:02:56

            13         Manhattan Christian        2:23:41