Men's And Women's Cross Country Split Squads Compete At Bronco Invitational
Oct. 13, 2007
The men's and women's cross country split squads competed this morning at the Bronco Invitational hosted by Santa Clara University, while the others will be competing at the Pre-NCAA Invite in Terra Haute, IN later today. The men's squad ran to a sixth place finish with 170 points, while women's team earned a 12th place with 208 points.
The Stanford men combined for a total of 170 points and a sixth place finish in the invitational race. Long Beach State took home the top spot with 85 points. Senior Lauren Jespersen led the Cardinal men as he posted a fourth place finish in a time of 24:51, while senior Chris Mocko was the second Stanford runner to finish in 21st place with a time of 25:23. Senior Jacob Evans posted a 23rd place finish as he ran to a time of 25:26, followed by senior Garrett Heath in 38th place with a 25:39. The final Cardinal runner was freshman Justin Reed who finished in 140th place with his time of 28:13. The individual champion was Brendan Gregg who ran unattached and finished in a time of 24:36.
On the women's side, the Cardinal earned a 12th place finish with 208 points, while Sacramento State won the team title with 25 points. Junior Maddie O'Meara led the Stanford charge with a 22nd place finish and a time of 17:58, while senior Lindsay Flacks was the second Cardinal runner to cross the line in 63rd place with a time of 18:44. Sophomore Kaylin Pennington ran a time of 18:54 to finish in 68th place, followed by freshman Anna Schuessler who finished 70th with her time of 18:55. Senior Shannon Bergstedt was the final Stanford runner to finish as she earned a 99th place finish in 19:25. Christine Jowaiszas of U.S.F. captured the individual title in 18:51.