MADISON, Wisconsin--Boise State true freshman Allie Ostrander won the women's 6-kilometer race this morning at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational to lead the Bronco women's cross country team to a sixth-place finish. Ostrander broke the course record by 12 seconds.
Ostrander was amongst the leaders throughout the race, and sprinted to the finish line to capture first with a time of 19:19.5. Notre Dame senior Molly Seidel was right behind Ostrander with a time of 19:22.4, while Arkansas senior Dominique Scott was third (19:32.5).
New Mexico placed five runners in the Top 10 to crush the rest of the field; the Lobos finished first with 32 points (low score wins) to 188 for Arkansas. Virginia was third with 217 points, followed by North Carolina State with 240, Providence with 264, Boise State with 275, Iowa State with 283, Washington with 293, BYU with 316 and Penn State with 352. Twenty of the Top 25 women's teams raced in the event, making the Wisconsin Invitational an excellent preview of the NCAA National Championships.
Another Bronco freshman, Brenna Peloquin, finished 27th with a time of 20:17.4, sophomore Minttu Hukka was 45th (20:28.6), Anna Holdiman was 83rd (20:50.5), freshman Alexis Fuller finish #119 (21:10.0), while sophomore Charlotte Corless was #163 (21:33.8).
The Bronco men are set to run in the 8k in Wisconsin, getting away at 10:45 Mountain time this morning. Next up for the Boise State cross country teams are the Mountain West Championships in two weeks, followed by the NCAA Regionals on November 13th and the NCAA Nationals on November 24.
|4||North Carolina St.||240|
|16||William and Mary||464|