Lauren Endersen (front) and Alexis Davis at the BYU invitational
Sept. 12, 2007
THIS WEEEK The University of Utah Cross Country team will compete against Montana State University, Utah State, Utah Valley University, Weber State, Wyoming, and Idaho State at the Montana State invitational on Saturday Sept. 15, at 9:40 a.m. in Bozeman, Mont. It will be on a three-mile course at the Bridger Creek Golf Course.
LAST WEEK The Utes finished fourth out of six with 97 points at the BYU Autumn Classic last Saturday. The Utes were led once again by freshman Lauren Lewis who placed 14th in the 5k race with a time of 18:28.6.
Other outstanding Utes were Rebecca Mackelprang (20th, 18.50.6), Stephanie Skoreyko (28th, 19:14.2), Janett Ern (29th, 19:15.1), and Kellie Anderson (31st, 19:20.9). Lauren Endersen (19:39.9) and Alexis Davis (20:14.6) also ran for the Utes, finishing 35th and 42nd, respectively.
UTE NOTES The Utes continue to improve as the top-five runners reduce the spread by six seconds and ran six minutes faster than nearly the same top-five runners from last year.
Freshman Lauren Lewis has led the Utes in each of their races this year.
"This is the week the athletes look forward to," says head coach Kyle Kepler. "This meet has some great competition on a course the athletes enjoy and have had much success on. To do well this week we will need to be tactically sharp and get off to a fast start.
NEXT WEEK The Utes will compete at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 29, in Palo Alto, Calif.