Junior Elise Greenwood-Bahr won the three-mile race at the Bobcat Invitational in Bozeman, Mont.
Sept. 18, 2004
BOZEMAN, Mont. - The University of Utah cross country teams finished the Bobcat Invitational on Sat., Sept. 18. The meet featured athletes from Utah, Weber State, Utah Valley State College, Montana, Montana State, Idaho State and Westminster. Utah's women's team had a great race, wining the three-mile race with Elise Greenwood-Bahr taking gold individually.
On the women's side, the Utes had three runners finish within the top-five. Greenwood-Bahr led the team with an impressive first-place finish (17:11.12). Jennie Haertel finished third followed by Nellie Hammons at fourth, Charity Vernon at 14th, Jenny Gustavson at 20th, and Kristen Taylor at 21st.
The men's team had three runners finish within the top-ten. Senior Delfino Arevalo led the men's team, finishing second in the four-mile race (24:42.04). Colby Frazier finished ninth followed by Vance Twitchell at tenth, Matt Hansen at 26th and JP Rooney at 33rd.
"We had a great performance today," states Head Coach Brian Appell. "The women's team hasn't won a meet in many years and it was great to beat out Weber State. Hopefully, we'll continue to improve throughout the season and have a great meet at the Pre-NCAA Championship meet."
For compete results visit http://www.msubobcats.com/upload/pdf1_200409181095533234.pdf.
Women's Team Results (3 Mile) 1. Utah (42) 2. Weber State (51) 3. Montana State (59) 4. Montana (94) 5. UVSC (122) 6. Idaho State (127) 7. Westminster (225) Women's Individual Results 1. Elise Greenwood-Bahr (17:11.12) 3. Jennie Haertel (17:29.67) 4. Nellie Hammons (17:30.69) 14. Charity Vernon (18:13.30) 20. Jenny Gustavson (18:25.60) 21. Kristin Taylor (18:28.46) 27. Nicki Hugie (18:41.36) 34. Ashlee Warnick (18:57.00) Men's Team Results (5 Mile) 1. Montana State (41) 2. Weber State (65) 3. Utah (79) 4. Idaho State (90) 5. Montana (115) 5. UVSC (115) 7. Zpt Team (182) 8. Westminster (244) Men's Individual Results 2. Delfino Arevalo (24:42.04) 9. Colby Frazier (25:19.03) 10. Vance Twitchell (25:19.38) 26. Matt Hansen (25:52.87) 33. JP Rooney (26:37.82) 34. Kurt Michels (26:38.98) 55. John Coconis (29:00.76)