Tori Brink finished first among the Buckeyes Saturday in Toledo.
Nov. 12, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's cross country team finished sixth overall among 33 teams Saturday at the 2011 NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships at the Ottawa Park Golf Course in Toledo, Ohio.
Leading the way for the Buckeyes was junior Tori Brink, who finished the 6k race 19th out of 227 competitors with a time of 21:08.4. Right behind her was freshman Nicole Hilton who finished 20th in 21:09.3. Senior Jordan Jennewine (21:12.0) finished 23rd to round out Buckeye runners in the top 25.
Michigan took the top two spots, with senior Danielle Tauro and junior Rebecca Addison placing 1-2. The Wolverines took home the regional title with an overall score of 45. Big Ten champion Michigan State was the runner-up with 77 points.
The Buckeyes will now await an at-large berth to the NCAA Championships, which will be announced on Sunday. The championships are set for Nov. 21 in Terre Haute, Ind.
Ohio State Results
1 19 Tori Brink 21:08.4
2 20 Nicole Hilton 21:09.3
3 23 Jordan Jennewine 21:12.0
4 35 Michelle Thomas 21:28.7
5 66 Molly Jacobson 22:04.7
6 87 Mallory Kreider 22:22.1
7 105 Sarah Lowe 22:37.1
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