Women's Cross Country

Ohio State Takes Sixth at NCAA Great Lakes Regional

Go Buckeyes! Michelle Thomas
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Michelle Thomas
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Nov. 9, 2012

Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women's cross country team finished sixth overall at the 6k NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships Friday afternoon in Madison, Wis.

A pair of all-regional performers -- sophomore Michelle Thomas and junior Meredith Wagner -- led the way for the Buckeyes. Thomas turned in a 20th-place time of 20:50, while Wagner placed 25th in 20:58. Tori Brink (30th, 21:05), Nicole Hilton (42nd, 21:28) and Katie Borchers (49th, 21:33) also scored for the Scarlet and Gray.

As a team, Ohio State compiled a score of 166 to finish six points behind No. 18 Toledo for the fifth position. No. 6 Michigan (41 points) took the team title, with 11th-ranked Michigan State (77 points) claiming runner-up honors. By finishing in the Top 2, the Wolverines and Spartans clinch automatic bids to the NCAA championship Nov. 17.

At-large bids will be announced later this week.

Ohio State Results
Scorers
1   20   Michelle Thomas 20:50
2   25   Meredith Wagner 20:58
3   30   Tori Brink 21:05
4   42   Nicole Hilton 21:28
5   49   Katie Borchers 21:33


 

 

Non-scorers
6   77   Helen Willman 21:57
7   85   Lexi Aughenbaugh 22:01

Team Standings (Top Six)
1. Michigan – 41 points
2. Michigan State – 77
3. Notre Dame – 89
4. Butler – 144
5. Toledo – 160
6. Ohio State – 166

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