September 30, 2001

Cross Country Has Good Showing at Big Cross Invitational

Sept. 29, 2001

Final Stats

PASCO, Wash. - Santa Clara University men's and women's cross country teams each had a good showing at the Big Cross Invitational in Pasco, Washington on Saturday. The women finished third while the men finished fourth among Division I schools at the meet.

Tom Service and his women's team finished third among Division I schools, just behind Montana State and Boise State. Jenny Smokey was the top finisher for the women's team, finishing 12th in a time of 19:27. Robin Bell finished 14th in a time of 19:38, while Milena Basile and Erin Skourtes finished 16th and 17th, respectively in times of 20:00 and 20:01.

The men finished fourth behind Montana State, Idaho and Eastern Washington. Senior Thomas Chapman again was the top finisher for Santa Clara, finishing fifth among Division I finishers with a time of 25:52. Stephen Moore was the next highest Bronco finisher, coming in 19th in a time of 27:01.

The men's and women's teams will be back in action next weekend as they host the Bronco Invitational in Belmont, Calif.

BIG CROSS INVITATIONAL

At Tri-Cities International Course

College men (8 kilometers)

Division I team scores-Montana State 21, Idaho 66, Eastern Washington 72, Santa Clara 111, Washington State 115, Boise State 129. Top 10-Casey Jermyn (MS) 25:09, Jeremy Wolf (MS) 25:40, Jonathan Gibson (MSU) 25:44, Kenneth Sang (Id) 25:48, Thomas Chapman (SC) 25:52, Jason Schlarb (MSU) 25:53, Ryan Jensen (Id) 25:55, Dagen Bendixen (EWU) 26:12, Matt Lowe (MSU) 26:15, Kevin Murphy (MSU) 26:17.

College women (5 kilometers)

Division I team scores-Montana State 28, Boise State 37, Santa Clara 80, Eastern Washington 92, Idaho 121, Washington State 157. Top 10-Heidi Colpitts (MSU) 18:27, Michelle Carman (BSU) 18:30, Robin Wemple (BSU) 18:41, Adrienne Rogers (BSU) 18:43, Ariana Lee (MSU) 18:57, Laura Blount (MSU) 19:04, Jamie Breese (MSU) 19:05, Lisa Harrison (EWU) 19:16, Courtney Hugstad-Vaa (MSU) 19:19, Emily Plummer (MSU) 19:20.

For complete results please click on the final stats link at the top of the page.