Cross Country Wins Men's Black And Women's Silver Races At Furman Invitational/Pre-NCAA Meet

Oct. 13, 2001

Greenville, S.C. - The Stanford men's and women's cross country teams each won their respective meets at the Furman Invitational/Pre-NCAA Meet held Saturday at the Furman Golf Course. Both teams remain undefeated this season. The second-ranked men's team totaled 56 points in its victory in the Men's Black Race, comfortably outdistancing second-place North Carolina State (94 points). The second-ranked women's squad edged Brigham Young in the Women's Silver Race, scoring 72 points while the Cougars totaled 74. Other team winners in men's races were Colorado (Men's Gold Race) and Atlanta Track Club (Men's Furman Invitational). Other team winners in women's races were Georgetown (Women's Purple Race) and Brigham Young (Women's Furman Invitational).

Stanford's top individual finisher in the Men's Black Race was second place Grant Robison with a time of 24:31. Isaac Hawkins was the team's top finisher in the Men's Furman Invitational as he placed 12th in 25:44.

Alicia Craig finished third (20:48) to lead Stanford's in the Women's Silver Race. Victoria Chang was Stanford's top finisher in the Women's Furman Invitational with a third-place showing as she clocked a time of 21:56.

All men's races were 8000 meters and all women's events were 6000 meters.

Members of the Stanford women's team will compete as individuals at the San Francisco Running And Walking Open next Saturday, October 20 (10:30 a.m.).

Stanford men's and women's full teams will next compete at the Pac-10 Championships (Scottsdale, AZ) on Saturday, October 27.

MEN'S BLACK RACE: 1. Stanford (56)
MEN'S GOLD RACE: 1. Colorado (62) ... No Stanford Team Entry
MEN'S FURMAN INVITATIONAL: 1. Atlanta Track Club (70) ... No Stanford Team Entry
WOMEN'S SILVER RACE: 1. Stanford (72)
WOMEN'S PURPLE RACE: 1. Georgetown (48) ... No Stanford Team Entry
WOMEN'S FURMAN INVITATIONAL: 1. Brigham Young (25) ... No Stanford Team Entry

MEN'S BLACK RACE: 1. David Kirmani, Alabama (24:06), 2. Grant Robinson, Stanford (24:31), 5. Ian Dobson, Stanford (24:41), 10. Louis Luchini, Stanford (24:50), 16. Seth Hejny, Stanford (25:02), 23. Chris Emme, Stanford (25:13), 34. James Nielsen, Stanford (25:23), 94. David Vidal, Stanford (26:11)
MEN'S GOLD RACE: 1. Boaz Cheboiywo, Eastern Michigan (23:31) ... No Stanford Individual Entries
MEN'S FURMAN INVITATIONAL: 1. Sean Dollman, Unattached (24:55), 12. Isaac Hawkins, Stanford (25:44), 26. Tyson Hendricksen, Stanford (26:05)
WOMEN'S SILVER RACE: 1. Sabrina Morno, Washington (20:26), 3. Alicia Craig, Stanford (20:48), 4. Sara Bei, Stanford (20:52), 9. Lauren Fleshman, Stanford (21:08), 21. Mariel Ettinger, Stanford (21:31), 35. Erin Sullivan, Stanford (21:52), 36. Laura Turner, Stanford (21:52), 44. Caroline Annis, Stanford (22:05)
WOMEN'S PURPLE RACE: 1. Molly Austin, Colorado (20:48) ... No Stanford Individual Entries
WOMEN'S FURMAN INVITATIONAL: 1. Nan Evans, Brigham Young (21:42), 3. Victoria Chang, Stanford (21:56), 6. Jeane Goff, Stanford (22.08), 17. Anita Siraki, Stanford (22.46)

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