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Women's Cross Country - NCAA III National Championships - Hosted by UW-Oshkosh

Date:November 19, 2011
Results:23rd of 32
Location:Winneconne, Wis.

Luther placed 23rd from the field of 32 teams this morning at the NCAA III National Championships. UW-Oshkosh hosted the national finale at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wis.

Washington University (Mo) won its first national championship after placing second a year ago. Middlebury College (Vt), entered the national finale as the top ranked team in the country, and was trying to repeat as national champions.Williams College (Mass), Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College (Calif.) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology completed the top-five teams.

Emma Spoon capped off her career by earning all-America honors for the first time. Spoon placed 18th from the field of 277 runners, but scored 10 points for the team total. She covered the 6K course in a time of 21:26.84. Spoon becomes Luther's first all-America since 2008.

Christina Storlie (88th/59pts - 22:14), Melissa Erickson (170th/124pts), Sam McAllister (206th/155pts), Annie Klepper (220th/167pts) completed Luther's top-five finishers.

Maggie Pierson (223rd - 23:19.13) and Anna Murray (262nd - 24:11) rounded out the Norse seven.

Complete results (pdf)

Senior

Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Mount Pleasant Community

Senior

Tiffin, Iowa

Clear Creek Amana

Senior

Iowa City, Iowa

West

Sophomore

Plymouth, Minn.

Wayzata

Senior

Verona, Wis.

Verona

Junior

Decorah, Iowa

Decorah

Junior

Algona, Iowa

Algona

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

 

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