MUSKEGON, Mich. – For the second straight meet, the Spring Arbor University women's cross country lowered its team time as the Cougars finished fifth out of 12 teams at the Jayhawk Invitational, hosted by Muskegon Community College, on Friday.
EVENT: Jayhawk Invitational
TEAM FINISH: 5th/12
TOTAL NUMBER OF RUNNERS: 134
NAIA RANKED TEAMS: No. 4 Aquinas
LOCATION: Fruitport HS | Muskegon, Mich.
THE TEAM SCOREBOARD (TOP 5 TEAMS)
- Michigan State – 32 points
- Lansing – 37 points
- Calvin – 107 points
- Cleary – 123 points
- Spring Arbor – 133 points
SPRING ARBOR TOP 7 RACE TIMES
- Victoria Harper (19:36 / 16th)
- Hannah Hoffmann (19:43 / 23rd)
- Kelli Smith (19:57 / 35th)
- Jaydn Fuerst (20:17 / 43rd)
- Kyria Shoemaker (20:34 / 51st)
- Megan Jones (20:50 / 63rd)
- Katie Rutkowski (21:27 / 81st)
The Cougars will get in their final tune-up before the Crossroads League Championship when they travel to Grand Rapids for the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge, held at Riverside Park, on Saturday, Oct. 22. The league championship meet will be held two weeks later on Saturday, Nov. 5 on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University.