Runners Find Record Books At Sun Belt Conference Meet
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (10/29/05) ? Powered by some of the best finishes in school history, the North Texas men's cross country team notched a second place finish and the women fourth at the 2005 Aeropostale Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championship
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (10/29/05) Powered by some of the best finishes in school history, the North Texas men’s cross country team notched a second place finish and the women fourth at the 2005 Aropostale Sun Belt Conference Cross Country Championships.
Jill Brennan earned her second consecutive All-Sun Belt finish and junior Frank Ngeno nabbed his first. Brennan’s finish of 18:16 is the sixth best in school history and earned the junior a ninth place finish. Ngeno finished eighth with a time of 25:45, the 15 best time in school history.
“We really ran well today, I am very proud of both teams,” said cross country coach Toby Reep. “We are still not at our peak, but I think we will be in great shape for regionals.”
The remainder of the Mean Green men finished nearly back-to-back. Billy Giano notched the best time of his young career in a fourteenth place finish. The freshman crossed the line with a time of 26:28.
Justin Kauffman finished 16th with a time of 26:36, while Gary Lackey finished in 26:40 in 18th place.
Josh Rogers and Blair Casey finished in 19th and 20th place respectively.
On the women’s side, Cassie Storms and Alex Sherwin also made the school record books. Storms finished 18th with a time of 18:45, the ninth best time in
Ashley Sanders finished 23rd in a time of 19:03, and Michelle Gallegos finished in 19:10 in 26th place.
Jessica Schmidt and Jessica DeTamble rounded out the field for the Mean Green. Schmidt crossed the line in 63rd place in 21:59 and DeTamble in 65th with a time of 22:39.
The Mean Green will be back in action on November 12 at the NCAA Regional Meet in