Women’s Cross Country Team Places First at St. Mary’s Invite

Posted on August 31st, 2003 by

The Gustavus women’s cross country team opened the 2003 season with a first place finish at the St. Mary’s Invitational on Saturday, August 30 in Winona.
Two-time all-conference performer Nichole Petersen led the way for the Gusties, as she placed first out of the field of 64. Petersen’s time of 19:18 was twenty-eight seconds in front of teammate Jen Skalko who finished second at the three team invitational.

Gustavus had five out of the top finishers to finish with 16 points. St. Scholastica placed second with 53 and St. Mary’s came in third with 72 points.

The top eight runners for the Gusties will be travleing to Hanover, Indiana to take part in the Hanover Invitational on September 6. The remainder of the team will compete at the St. John’s Invitational on the same day.

Team Results

  1. Gustavus 16
  2. St. Scholastica 53
  3. St. Mary’s 72
  4. Gustavus Runners

    • Nichole Petersen 19:18
    • Jen Skalko 19:46
    • Mollie Lager 20:49
    • Anah Huggenvik 20:51
    • Ali Cordie 20:57
    • Melissa Kittock 20:58
    • Ashley Farbo 21:11
    • Tasha Pike 21:11
    • Beth Zirbes 21:22
    • Rachel Schwingler 21:40
    • Chandra Daw 21:43
    • Kirsten DeVries 22:00
    • Stacie Bulfer 22:07
    • Ingrid Olson 22:53
    • For complete results click here


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