Women Third, Men Fourth At Rocky Mountain Shootout
Sept. 29, 2007
Boulder, COLO. - The University of Northern Colorado women's cross country team continued to run well, finishing third at the Rocky Mountain Shootout, hosted by the University of Colorado. The squad scored 83 to finish behind Colorado and Wyoming, while the men's team placed fourth overall with 116 points. Colorado also won the men's competition, while Wyoming was second and the Air Force "B" team placed third.
For the second straight week, Denise Kintzley led the Bears, finishing the 5.8 kilometer course in 23:30 to finish 30th. Colleen Sanderlin placed 37th with a time of 34:01, while Jacqueline Lomax and Breanna Spletstoser finished back-to-back in 40th and 41st with identical times of 24:11. Kellie Callahan rounded out the team scoring, placing 47th after clocking in at 24:22. Also competing for NC were Allison McIntire (55/24:37), Katie Wiederholt (60/25:01), Rachel Forrest (79/26:15), Emily Hartman (80/26:22), Erin Apsey (84/26:31), April Casados (87/26:34), Lilly Vanek (106/28:54), Chavonne Bowers (108/29:13) and Kyra Cyphers (113/31:21).
Freshman Daniel Sojka has now led the men's team in every meet this season, finishing 56th overall in 28:55 over the eight kilometers. Benjamin Corchado placed 86th overall after running a 30:24, while in 91st position was Travis Swaim with a time of 30:47. Alex Rice placed 96th, running a 31:25 and Billy Davenport closed out the team scoring in 101st after clocking a 32:21. Anthony Martinez also ran for the Bears, placing 107th after clocking a 34:19.