Women’s Cross Country Takes 30th at NCAA Regional
The Westminster men’s and women’s cross country teams attended the NCAA Regional in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Saturday, November 15. The women’s team placed 30th out of 41 teams in the 6K with 916 points. The men’s team had three runners compete in the 8K, but did not have enough runners to earn a team score.
The women’s team averaged a time of 25:14.68. Junior Claire Gibby led the way for the Blue Jays with a 121st place finish in 24:01.10. Junior Brier Skogsberg placed 173rd with a time of 24:46.70.
Freshmen Madison Zack and Taylor Howard finished next for the Blue Jays, placing 192nd (25:17.10) and 201st (25:43.40), respectively.
Freshman Alex Rauscher placed fifth for the team with a 229th place finish in 26:34.10, and senior Tiara Pettijohn rounded out the Blue Jay team with a 246th place finish and a time of 27:20.20.
Senior Daniel Lindaman, junior Jesse Edwards and freshman Nathan Wilson each ran their season best at the Regional. Edwards finished first for the Blue Jays, placing 140th with a time of 27:11.90. Lindaman finished just over one second later, placing 142nd with a 27:13.20 time. Wilson rounded out the Westminster group with a time of 27:53.50 and a 180th finish.