Shelby Ransom

Freshman Allie Ostrander of the Boise State BroncosWins Women's Wisconsin Invitational

Boise State's Allie Ostrander won the prestigious Wisconsin Adidas Invitational this morning, running the 6-kilometer course in 19:19.5. The Bronco team finished sixth.

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.

UNOFFICIAL WOMEN'S SCORES
PlaceTeamPoints
1 New Mexico 32
2 Arkansas 188
3 Virginia 217
4 North Carolina St. 240
5 Providence 264
6 Boise State 275
7 Iowa State 283
8 Washington 293
9 BYU 316
10 Penn State 352
11 Syracuse 382
12 Notre Dame 415
13 Princeton 421
13 Michigan State 421
15 Minnesota 429
16 William and Mary 464
17 Columbia 481
18 Vanderbilt 484
19 North Carolina 492
20 Dartmouth 500
21 Northern Arizona 553
22 Indiana 564
23 Florida State 566
24 Arizona State 579
25 Wisconsin 580
26 Harvard 600
27 Tulsa 601
27 West Virginia 601
29 Boston College 634
30 Baylor 671
31 Ohio State 730
32 SMU 751
33 Lamar 789
34 UCLA 799
35 Iona 885
36 Toledo 999

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