St. Norbert Places Second at Tom Barry Invite
From Sports Information Director, September 5, 2009 | Women's Cross Country
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights registered 69 points, finishing behind champion Carroll University's 48 points. It was the second year in a row St. Norbert was the runner-up to Carroll at the Tom Barry. The St. Norbert Alumni team was fourth with 87 points.
Carroll's Megan O'Grady won the 5,000-meter race with a meet record time of 17 minutes 47 seconds. St. Norbert's Jenny Scherer, who set the previous record of 18:04 in 2008, was second with a time of 18:18.
Amanda Whipple was St. Norbert's second finisher, placing eighth overall with a time of 20:17. Brianna Skrzypcak was 14th with a time of 20:33, while Kim Keil was 16th in 20:39. Kali Reierson completed St. Norbert's scoring with a 29th-place finish in 21:33.
Kayle Beck and Erika Quinn were 43rd and 44th overall with a time of 22:06 and 22:07, respectively, to round out St. Norbert's team positioners.
For the alumni team, Trisha Feldhausen placed fourth overall with a time of 19:39. Katie (Ledesma) Heinzen was 11th with a time of 20:20, while Brianna (Hughes) Smit was 22nd with a time of 21:15.