Cross Country Men's And Women's Teams Take Third At Baylor Invitational

TCU cross country earns third place at the Baylor Invitational.

TCU cross country earns third place at the Baylor Invitational.

Sept. 22, 2001

Results

Waco, Texas - For the second time in as many events, TCU's Gladys Keitany and Eliud Njubi claimed individual medalist honors. This time, the Horned Frog seniors won the Baylor Cross Country Inviational.

Keitany helped lead the TCU women to a third-place finish, while Njubi led the TCU men to a third-place finish. For Keitany, the title was her second of the season and the sixth in the last two year. She finished the 5K course in a time of 17:22. 13 seconds ahead of Tulsa's Charlotte Sandrison. Cindy Dietrich also placed in the top-10 with a time of 18:15.

Njubi, who earned All-American honors last season, won the five-mile race with a time of 24:45, 29 seconds ahead of Baylor's Ferenc Bekesi. The title was the second of the season for Njubi.

Both the Baylor men's and women's teams claimed team honors.

Women's Team Scores (5 K race):  
1. Baylor (42) 2. Tulsa (59) 3. TCU (69) 4. Texas A&M - unattached (127) 5. Texas A&M (163) 6. Angelo State (200) 7. UTA (215) 8. Northwood (217) 9. SMU (237) 10. Tarleton State (242) 11. Southwestern (243) 12. Southern Arkansas (257) 13. Mary Hardin-Baylor (358)

Individual Scores Place Name Time 1. Gladys Keitany (TCU) 17:22 2. Charlotte Sandrison (Tulsa) 17:35 3. Kara Newton (Baylor) 17:39 4. Karin Van Kooyen (SMU) 17:50 5. Stephanie Bennett (Baylor) 18:00 6. Sarah Haskins (Tulsa) 18:11 7. Jennifer Whatley (Texas A&M) 18:12 8. Nicole Sharp (Tarleton State) 18:15.5 9. Cindy Dietrich (TCU) 18:15.6 10. Candice Kolb (Baylor) 18:18

Other TCU runners: 12. Robin Schacht 18:39 21. Katie Singleton 19:25 26. Georgeanne Biancardi 19:38 38. Shannon McKinney 20:09 40. Stephanie Wentworth 20:16 - Alexis Sanchez 20:22 - Bria Lanzara 20:43 - Emily Norton 23:24

Men's Team Scores (5 miles): 1. Baylor (31) 2. Tulsa (54) 3. TCU (136) 4. UTA (139) 5. Texas A&M (142) 6. Northwood (147) 7. Texas A&M-- unattached (163) 8. North Texas (168) 9. Southern Arkansas (213) 10. Tarleton State (218)

Individual Scores Place Name Time 1. Eliud Njubi (TCU) 24:45 2. Ference Bekese (Baylor) 25:14 3. Matt Chance (Baylor) 25:29 4. Owain Matthews (Tulsa) 25:57 5. Clyde Colenso (unattached) 25:59 6. Nick Davneport (Baylor) 26:01 7. Ryan Dirickson (North Texsas) 26:04 8. Jason Baker (Baylor) 26:08 9. Brian Erwin (Tulsa) 26:09.20 10. Kack Osuar (UTA) 26:09.30

Other TCU runners: 26. Bryan Katchinska 27:12 31. Stuart Harrison 27:59 38. Sean McMahon 28:19 41. Justin Pillsbury 28:42 54. Raita Yamanouchki 29:54 56. Steven Lenny 30:08


 

 


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