Women 14th, Men 17th at NCAA Great Lakes Regional
Nov. 15, 2013
Verona, Wis. - The Marquette University women’s cross country team earned a 14th-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Great Lakes Regional, while the men placed 17th, Friday afternoon at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in Verona, Wis.
Senior Rebecca Pachuta led the Marquette women for the first time this season, placing 54th overall with a season-best mark of 21:43 in the 6k race. Kellie Greenwood was right behind with a 66th-overall finish and a mark of 21:54.
Freshman Alison Parker also scored for the MU women, registering a time of 22:41 and an 109th-place finish.
On the men’s side, a pair of seniors led the way for MU in the 10k. Senior Jack Senefeld paced the men with a 58th-overall finish and a mark of 31:52 and fellow senior, Spencer Agnew, came in second on the team with a 76th-overall finish with a time of 32:24.
A trio of sophomores did the remainder of the scoring for the Marquette men, Blake Lawson came in 106th with a mark of 33:07 and David Sajdak and William Hennessy recorded identical times of 33:17, finishing in 115th and 116th respectively.
Michigan captured the men’s race title, while regional-host Wisconsin earned the other NCAA Championship automatic-qualifying spot by finishing second. Michigan featured three top-10 finishers. Junior Mason Ferlic led the Wolverines with a mark of 30:11.
Michigan also won the women’s race, while BIG EAST-member Butler followed in second place. The Michigan women also featured three top 10 finishers, with freshman Erin Finn led the way with a mark of 20:09.
17. 471 Marquette (32:48 2:43:57 1:25)
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