Women's Cross Country

Ohio State Takes Second Place at the Big Ten Preview

Sept. 14, 2013

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's cross country team finished second overall Friday evening at the 6k Big Ten Preview in West Lafayette, Ind.

The Buckeyes compiled a team score of 58, finishing behind 17th-ranked Michigan (18 points). Host Purdue was third with 79 points, followed by Illinois (87).

Junior Michelle Thomas was the top runner for Ohio State in her first competition of the season, crossing the finish line in a seventh-place time of 21:48.6. Junior Katie Borchers also placed in the Top 10, taking eighth overall in 21:50.3. Also scoring for the Buckeyes were sophomore Minori Minagawa (13th, 22:24.7), freshman Jill Kanney (14th, 22:25.7), and junior Nicole Hilton (16th, 22:30.5).

Ohio State returns to action in three weeks at the Notre Dame Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind., and will be back at Purdue Nov. 3 for the Big Ten championships.

Team Scores
1. No. 17 Michigan - 18 points
2. Ohio State - 58
3. Purdue - 79
4. Illinois - 87

Ohio State Results
Scorers
1   7  Michelle Thomas  21:48.6
2   8   Katie Borchers  21:50.3
3   13  Minori Minagawa  22:24.7
4   14  Jill Kanney  22:25.7
5   16  Nicole Hilton  22:30.5

Non Scorers
6  17  Mallory Kreider  22:30.9
7  22  Sakiko Minagawa  22:46.4
8  28  Helen Willman  22:54.2
9  30  Rachel Weber  23.00.0
10  35  Devin Flood  23:11.4
11  41  Kaitlyn Willette 23:21.0
12  47  Andrea McArdle  23:31.7
13  52  Sahara Fletcher  23:55.1


 

 

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