Cross Country Fares Well at Notre Dame Invitational

 

 
 

Sept. 30, 2005

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Utah State's men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Notre Dame Invitational Friday afternoon, taking 11th and 14th place respectively, each competing in a field of 25 teams.

Senior Trevor Ball led the Aggie men with a 16th place finish on the five mile course in 24:07, while junior Tiffany Strickland led the women, taking a 19th place finish in 17:32 on the 5K course. Clark Bryner and Vance Twitchell also finished in the top 50 for the men at 33rd and 50th in 24:32 and 24:51. Amy Egan was the second USU woman to cross the line with a time of 17:57, placing 56th.

A total of 58 schools sent squads to compete at the Notre Dame Invitational. Fifth ranked Michigan walked away with the victory for the women, whiles eighth ranked Arizona took the top spot for the men.

The Aggies will run again at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. on Oct. 15.

MEN'S RESULTS

1. Arizona 70 2. Notre Dame 104 3. Florida 121 4. Florida State University 159 5. Wisconsin 174 11. UTAH STATE 320

Men's Individual Results 16. Trevor Ball 24:07 33. Clark Bryner 24:32 50. Vance Twitchell 24:51 103. Seth Wold 25:35 127. Steven Atkinson 25:51 133. Ryan Jenks 25:55 146. Todd Griffith 26:06 180. Derek Hastings 27:04

WOMEN'S RESULTS

1. Michigan 77 2. Illinois 82 3. Notre Dame 91 4. Wake Forest 151 5. Arkansas 205 14. UTAH STATE 344

Women's Individual Results 19. Tiffany Strickland 17:32 56. Amy Egan 17:57 83. Ashley Johnson 18:18 94. Vanessa Hawkins 18:24 100. Caroline Berry 18:27 133. Jill Steele 18:50 139. Stacie Lifferth 18:54 186. Jennifer Twitchell 19:47 188. Carolyn Andrus 19:48


 

 

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