Eagles’ runner, and CSC junior, Alyse Henry, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, was again the top finisher helping her team to an overall win at the annual Chadron State College Cross Country meet this past Saturday.
The Eagles women, who totaled 20 points in their win, placed five total runners in the top ten of Saturday’s standings.
Henry, who repeated as the individual winner, ran the CSC course in 19 minutes, 39.35 seconds, just over 27 seconds faster than second-place finisher Adeline Straatmeyer, of South Dakota Mines, who ran unattached.
Others aiding in the CSC win were junior Savannah Silbaugh, of Upton, Wyoming, whose time of 20 minutes 35.57 seconds, earned her third place; sophomore Catherine Orban, of Osage, Wyoming, who took fifth with a time of 20 minutes, 56.05 seconds; sophomore Madi Watson, of XXXXX, who was seventh with a time of 21 minutes, 12.03 seconds; and sophomore Emma Willadsen, of Eaton, Colorado, who ran the course in 21 minutes, 12.03 seconds, good for eight place.
South Dakota Mines were the winners of the men’s race, also finishing with 20 points, though CSC’s Sheldon Curley was the highest finisher among attached racers with a time of 26 minutes, 37.46 seconds.
Mines runner Ryan Moen took third place at the meet with a time of 26 minutes, 46.35 seconds, while Hardrockers teammates occupied places sixth thru tenth, with unattached Chadron runners filling out the top-five along with Curley.
Those unattached CSC runners were alumni Dylan Stansbury, who had a meet-best time of 26 minutes, 31.62 seconds; Alejandro Garcia who was fourth with a time of 27 minutes, 7.99 seconds, and Phil Duncan, who took fifth with a time of 27 minutes, 21.45 seconds.
The CSC cross-country runners will head to the Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska, this Saturday for the Woody Greeno Nebraska Wesleyan meet.