Young Jackrabbits take second at conference
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The South Dakota State women’s cross country team comprised of two juniors, six sophomores and one freshman ran to a second place finish at the 2013 Summit League Cross Country Championships.
The Jackrabbits’ second place finish at the conference meet is their highest finish since 2008 when they took home the league title.
Cheyanne Bowers was the top finisher for the Jackrabbits with her second place finish. Bowers’ second place finish at the meet today is the highest finish for a Jackrabbit runner at The Summit League conference meet all-time. She ran a final time of 21:34.38.
Jessica Eibs was the second SDSU runner to finish in the top-10. She took sixth overall with her time of 21:55.41.
Bowers and Eibs both made the First Team All-League, while Neubert, Lawton and Grossenburg are Second Team All-League runners.
1. North Dakota State 25 points
2. South Dakota State 47 points
3. South Dakota 66 points
4. IUPUI 84 points
5. IPFW 123 points
6. Nebraska-Omaha 156 points
7. Western Illinois 207 points
Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year: Ryun Godfrey, North Dakota State
Women's Cross Country Newcomer of the Championship: Brittany Beard, IPFW
Women's Cross Country Championship MVP: Brecca Wahlund, North Dakota State
The Jackrabbits do not compete next weekend as they prepare for the NCAA Midwest Regional meet on Nov. 15. The Midwest Regionals take place in Ames, Iowa as they are hosted by Iowa State.