Women's Cross Country Finishes Sixth at Blugold Invite

Women's Cross Country Finishes Sixth at Blugold Invite

COLFAX, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Behind strong pack running, the UW-Eau Claire women's cross country team placed sixth out of 25 teams Friday at the Blugold Invitational at the Whitetail Golf Course in Colfax.

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The Blugolds finished with 214 points overall.  The University of Minnesota won the meet with 44 points.

Alana Jenkins (Sr.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) led that Eau Claire pack by placing 42nd with a time of 23:27 over the span of 6,000-meters.

Jami Riley (Sr.-Fairmont, Minn.) and Nikki Rendler (Sr.-Lodi, Wis.) finished right next to one another in 47th and 48th-place, respectively. Riley ran to a time of 23:36 while Rendler crossed the line in a time of 23:38.

Katryna Williams (So.-Watertown, Wis.) was the last of the Blugolds to break the 24-minute barrier by placing 62nd in a time of 23:52.

After competing in meets for two weekends in a row, the Blugolds will get a weekend off before hitting the road to compete at the Brooks Invitational Oct. 19, hosted by UW-Oshkosh.