Women's Cross Country Wins Long Beach State Invitational

Oct. 8, 2001

Freshman Lisa Rotsel won the 5,000-meter run in a time of 18:20.00 to lead the USC women's cross country team to a win at the Long Beach Invitational held at El Dorado Park in Long Beach, Calif., on Saturday (Oct. 6).

The Women of Troy scored 55 points to edge second place Cal Coast's 57. The six team field also saw Long Beach State finish third (84), Pacific West Track Club fourth (89), Long Beach Alumni fifth (99) and San Diego State sixth (119).

Also for USC, senior Sinfo Orosco was fourth (18:38.50), while freshman Heather Hennessy was 15th (19:18.80).

Other finishers for USC:

18th Danielle Morrell 19:22.5020th Ligaya Lange 19:31.5021st Erin Ferguson 19:34.1027th Harlye Maya 20:07.4037th Jessica Cuevas 20:50.5040th Holly Peters 21:03.0046th Giselle Torres 23:37.70

The Women of Troy are next in action at the UC San Diego Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 13 in San Diego, Calif.

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