St. Norbert Runs to Repeat of Tom Barry Invite Title

From Sports Information Director, September 3, 2011 | Women's Cross Country
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GREEN BAY - St. Norbert College's women's cross country team claimed the championship of the Tom Barry Invitational for the second-straight year with a dominating showing in the 37th annual event held at Colburn Park.

The Green Knights placed all five of their runners in the top 12 to register a team score of 33 points. The College of St. Scholastica finished second with 71 points, while Carroll University was third with 84 points.

Mackenzie Weber had a smashing debut in a St. Norbert uniform, handily winning the 5,000-meter race with a time of 19 minutes 9 seconds. Weber finished well ahead of Carroll's Megan O'Grady, who was second in 19:44. St. Norbert Alumni's Trisha Feldhausen was third overall with a time of 19:57.

Kelsey Timm was St. Norbert's second runner with a fourth-place finish in 20:10. Hannah Andrekus followed with a time of 10:15 to finish sixth. Amanda Whipple placed 10th overall in 20:22, while Elvia Martinez closed out the Green Knights' scoring with a 12th-place finish in 20:24.

Erin McShea placed 15th with a time of 10:31, and Meghan Valentine was 17th in 20:57. Emily Erickson gave St. Norbert eight finishers in the top 18 with a time of 21:00.

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