Tulsa Posts Strong Showing at Hurricane XC Festival
Sept. 1, 2012
TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa Cross Country teams kicked off the 2012 season with the Hurricane XC Festival at Mohawk Park on a warm and clear Saturday morning.
Junior Josie Wilcox finished second in the two-mile race, running 11:07, and was followed by TU senior Jaclyn Rollins, who finished third in 11:16. Oklahoma's Jessica Engel won the women's individual title with a time of 10:57.
Sophomore Larissa Erickson finished 12th with a time of 11:48, sophomore Lauren Collette was right behind her with a time of 11:53, and senior Tricity Andrew rounded out the TU scoring with a time of 12:11.
On the men's side, junior James Keilbarth led the Hurricane pack, finishing the four-mile race in eighth place in 20:55. He was followed in order by junior Emmett Cookson (20:58), sophomore Brian Tabb (21:04), sophomore Adam Johnson (21:22) and sophomore Aaron Thornburg (21:23). Oklahoma State took the top seven spots, as Taylor Monaghan won the individual title in 20:35.
The Tulsa women finished 4-1 in the team competition, finishing ahead of Oklahoma (24-35), Northwestern State (15-49), Missouri State (21-37) and John Brown (15-50). Oklahoma State claimed a narrow 25-31 victory over TU.
The Hurricane men finished 3-1 in the team standings, besting Oklahoma (15-40), Northwestern State (15-40), and John Brown (15-40). Oklahoma State took a 15-40 decision over TU.
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WOMEN'S TEAM RESULTS Tulsa 24, Oklahoma 35 Tulsa 15, Northwestern State 49 Tulsa 21, Missouri State 37 Tulsa 50, John Brown 127 Oklahoma State 24, Tulsa 35 Oklahoma State 22, Oklahoma 38 Oklahoma State 15, John Brown 50 Oklahoma State 16, Missouri State 44 Oklahoma State 15, Northwestern State 50 Oklahoma 25, Northwestern State 30 Missouri State 28, Oklahoma 31 Oklahoma 19, John Brown 36 Northwestern State 16, John Brown 41 Missouri State 15, John Brown 50 Missouri State 17, Northwestern State 47
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