BW Women Finish 6th and Men are 16th at Oberlin Inter-Regional Meet
OBERLIN, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University women’s cross country team placed 6th and the men's team finished 16th today (Saturday, October 15, 2011) at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Meet hosted by Oberlin College. This was the sixth and final regular season meet for the Yellow Jackets.
The BW women scored 235 points and placed 6th of 33 total teams with 10 total runners competing in the varsity 6K and three runners in the 6K open race. The Yellow Jacket men had 435 points to place 16th of 34 teams and with nine total runners competed in the varsity race and five competing in the open race to finish 12th of 16 teams with 306 points.
The women were led by junior Lauren McGaughey (Allison Park, Pa./ Hampton) finished 22nd of 282 total runners with a time of 23:07.1. Following directly behind McGaughey was fellow junior Shaina Kovatch (Parma/ Valley Forge) with a time of 23:09.3. Junior Sarah Rospert (Milan/ Edison) placed 28th in a time of 23:19.6, junior Tess Hoogeveen (Westerville/ Green) finished 78th in a time of 24:14.8, sophomore Brooke Hradisky (Aurora) finished 91st in 24:33.9, sophomore Lauren Hutka (North Ridgeville/ Midview) crossed the line in 98th place with a time of 24:44.7, sophomore Jamie Clapacs (Willoughby Hills/ South) finished 114th in 25:00.1, sophomore Blair Vrcan (Mentor) placed 139th in 25:24.1, senior Judy Patterson (Alquippa, Pa./ Monaca Center) finished 189th in 26:19.2, and senior Julie Kotesovec (Litchfield Township/ Medina Buckeye) was 207th as she crossed the line with a time of 26:41.0.
In the open meet, BW was led by junior Lynne Fahy (Ontario, N.Y./ Wayne Central) as she finished in 51st place and crossed the finish line in a time of 26:34.4. Following Fahy was freshman Bryn Allen (Chardon) placed 103rd in 28:48.4.
The Yellow Jacket men were led by, junior Kenny Janosko (Mentor) who finished 6th individually as he covered the 8K course in 25:49.2 overall. He was followed by senior Thomas Wilkin (Powell/ Olentangy Liberty), who crossed the finish line in a time of 27:23.1 as he placed 85th, sophomore Dusan Vasic (Broadview Heights/ Brecksville-Broadview Heights) placed 104th in 27:35.9, junior David Gerding (Strongsville) finished 111th in 27:38.6, freshman Greg Blevins (Mentor) finished 139th in 27:57.4, sophomore Stephen Humbert (Middletown/ Lakota East) placed 148th in 28:02.8, senior Nick Jeffers (South Amherst/ Firelands) finished 150th in 28:04.6, senior Drew Beck (Canandaigua, N.Y./ Canandaigua Academy) placed 167th in 28:14.4, and freshman Issac Baker (Lithia, Fla./Newsome) finished in 236th in 29:10.4.
In the open meet, BW was led by senior Michael Sisko (Olmsted Falls) as he placed 66th in a time of 29:40.7. Following Sisko was senior Brian Gibbons (Rocky River) who finished in 68th at 29:44.1, senior Justin Brown (Sandusky) finished 116th in 31:18.2 and junior Ryan Fallow (Medina) finished in 119th in 31:27.9.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action in two weeks when they travel to Ada, Ohio where they will compete at the 2011 Ohio Athletic Conference Championship Meet at 11:00 a.m.
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