Cross Country Finishes First And Second at UALR Invitational

Denton (9/23/06)- The North Texas men’s cross country team finished in first place in the UALR Invitational while the women’s team followed closely behind with a second place finish.


The Mean Green men had three top ten finishes, headlined by Senior Frank Ngeno who notched a third place finish with a time of 26:24.35. Following closely behind was sophomore Billy Giano who finished in fifth place with a time of 27:08.95 and senior Josh Rogers who finished in sixth place with a time of 27:21.71.


Freshmen Daniel Holobowicz and Matthew Peters finished within the top 15 out of 37 runners. Holobowicz came in 12th with a time of 28:23.68 while Peters finished in 14th place with a time of 28:30.34.


Bringing up the end of North Texas runners was Brandon Cooper with a time of 29:17.09.


The men’s total time was 2:17:49.03 making them the victorious team of the meet.


The Mean Green women had two top-ten finishes. Sophomore Michelle Gallegos finished in 6th place with a time of 19:26.35 and following closely behind was senior Jill Brennan, coming in eighth place with a time of 19:43.41.


The women’s team finished the event with a total time of 1:42:02.78, earning them a second place finish.


The Mean Green are back in action Saturday, October 14th at the Chile Pepper Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas.





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