Marshall Cross Country Gets Big Finish to Regular-Season|
Oct. 17, 2015
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall cross country team wrapped up its 2015 regular-season with a strong performance at the Cross Country Only National Invite in Mechanicsville, Va.
Marshall’s women’s team finished first out of six teams and freshman Adriana Cook earned her first career meet win. The men’s team finished second, with freshman Nick Schmidt finishing third overall.
In the women’s race, Cook’s first place finish was just the beginning of an impressive Herd outing. Four more Herd runners - Andrea Porter, Taylor Craigo, Alexandria Phares and Amber Govey – finished in the top ten.
1: Adriana Cook, 18:19.2
3: Andrea Porter, 18:29.3
6: Taylor Craigo, 19:06.9
9: Alexandria Phares, 19:09.7
10: Amber Govey, 19:31.2
11: Barkley Castro, 19:33.8
15: Alexis McEntire, 19:45.5
20: Rachel Morris, 20:05.4
21: Samantha Graffius, 20:06.0
25: Madeline Armstrong, 20:26.7
28: Jane Jensen, 20:36.4
31: Isabelle Rogner, 20:51.1
32: Holly Ackerman, 20:52.4
3: Nick Schmidt, 25:08.6
10: Daniel Green, 26:14.3
11: Jordan Brown-Stobbe, 26:20.4
12: Brian Salmons, 26:24.8
16: Tony Hayes, 26:58.4
23: Joe Schwartz, 27:50.3
32: Andrew Looney, 28:25.1
Assistant coach Caleb Bowen on the meet:
“Today was a good day! The men started things out and we finally got to see freshmen Nick and Daniel run close to their potential. They went out in the top group and competed the entire race. Seniors Jordan and Tyler also had huge breakthroughs as well, but I think they have a lot more in the tank. Because of that, I think they're going to have really good races at conferences in two weeks. Overall, the men did well and they fought hard with Richmond.”
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Marshall will compete in the Conference USA Championships, hosted by Western Kentucky on Oct. 31.