Closing In

Photo credit: Jennifer Dunlop
Photo credit: Jennifer Dunlop

STORY

PELLA, Iowa -- In their first race of the season, the Sabercats showed that they are within striking distance of an early qualification for NCCAA Nationals.

Sierra John led the way with a 24:50 5K, just 20 seconds off the individual qualifying time for the season finale. As a team, the Sabercats were just over three minutes off of the team-qualifying time.

Grinnell College took the win on the day with a team time of 1:44:09 and 27 points. Right on the heels of Grinnell was the Central College Dutch, whose team score of 32 points came with a 1:45:37 team time. Grinnell's Mikayla Fujiwara cut the tape at 19:52 to finish first overall.

OVERVIEW

  • Event: Dutch Invitational
  • Women's Finish: 3rd of 3 / 85 pts
  • Team Time: 2:08:13
  • First Runner: Sierra John - 15th - 24:50
  • Location: Pella Iowa / Central College
  • Next: Saturday, September 14 at Tom Hoffman Invitational

RESULTS (5K)

OUTLOOK

The Sabercats will travel to Wisconsin-Whitewater and the Tom Hoffman Invitational next Saturday. Races are set to begin at 10:00 a.m.

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