Women's Cross Country Finishes Third, Men Fifth, at Gibson Family Invitational
MEN'S RESULTS | WOMEN'S RESULTS
Terre Haute, Ind., October 9, 2010 – The Washington University in St. Louis women’s cross country team turned in a third-place performance while the men’s team finished fifth overall at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Gibson Family Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 9, in Terre Haute, Ind.
Bellarmine University finished first in the women’s 6K race in a field of 12 schools, while DePauw University placed first out of 13 squads in the men’s 8K run.
Freshman Alyssa Tutterow paced the WUSTL women’s unit on Saturday afternoon, turning in a time of 24:17.6 to finish 12th overall out of 112 competitors. On the men’s side, freshman Tarek Elhage turned in a time of 27:40.1 to finish in 22nd place, with 170 competitors comprising the men’s field.
Sophomore Lexy Millett was the next finisher for the Washington University women, crossing the finish line in 24:20.4 to take 13th place just three seconds off Tutterow’s pace.
The Bears’ other three scorers finished as a pack, taking spots 20-22 with just eight seconds separating them. Freshman Gabrielle Reuveni finished 20th with a time of 24:43.9, freshman Lizzy Handschy came next with a time of 24:49.9, and junior Elisabeth Stocking finished in 24:51.7, placing 22nd.
Freshman Paul Johnson came in 10 seconds after Elhage to finish 31st in the men’s race. Sophomore Jason Dorn placed 39th with a time of 28:07.4, junior Nick Carroll came in 43rd finishing in 28:16.7 and junior Ben Cutting rounded out the WUSTL top-five with a 50th place finish and a time of 28:30.
The Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams will return to action on Saturday, Oct. 16, for what is traditionally one of their most challenging regular season meets of the year, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational, held at the Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wis.
The action is scheduled to begin with the running of the women’s race at 10:30 a.m., with the men’s race to follow at 11:15 a.m.