September 18, 2009

Cross Country Teams Fourth and Sixth at Colorado State Classic

Complete Men's Results
Complete Women's Results

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - At the annual Colorado State Cross County Classic, the Northern Colorado women's and men's cross country teams finished fourth and sixth, respectively. The women tallied 109, while the men's squad scored 259 points.

Running basically at home, junior Denise Kintzley led the Bears, finishing 12th overall in 19:35.1 over the five-kilometer race. Senior Kellie Callahan rounded out an extremely talented top 15, clocking in at 19:51.0. Senior Erin Apsey (20:30.2), freshman Bridget Tiernan (20:48.4) and senior Rachel Forrest (21:00.3) all finished among the top 30 as they placed 23rd, 26th and 28th, respectively. Jacqeuline Lomax (32nd, 21:19.7) and Allie Sojourner (36, 21:26.4) were also among the top seven finishers.

The men's team was competing without several of its top runners as both Dylan Hedges and Danny Sojka did not compete. Freshman David McClelland, also competing at home, paced the men after running a 22:20.5 over the four mile course to finish 43rd. Senior Joe Pummer was also among the top 50 as he placed 47th in 23:07.7. Sophomore Matt Belasco (53rd, 23:39.3), and freshmen Brandon Garcia (57, 24:18.9) and Terrence Casias (59, 25:51.7) rounded out the Bears' scoring, while Cody Harper (62, 28:20.1) also competed on the men's side.

The Bears' will take a break from competition until Oct. 3 when they run in the annual Rocky Mountain Shootout, hosted by the University of Colorado. Races are scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. in Boulder.


Women's Results

Tm

Bib

Name

Finish

Time
1
293
Denise Kintzley
12
19:35.1
2
283
Kellie Callahan
15
19:51.0
3
281
Erin Apsey
23
20:30.2
4
302
Bridget Tiernan
26
20:48.4
5
286
Rachel Forrest
28
21:00.3
6
297
Jacqueline Lomax
32
21:19.7
7
301
Allie Sojourner
36
21:26.4
8
290
Megan Horsch
39
21:36.1
9
294
Adrianne Larson
41
22:00.4
10
296
Sari Little
45
23:36.3
11
285
Victoria Crockett
47
24:05.3
12
291
Haley Hughes
48
24:16.4
13
292
Lauren Iseman
49
24:18.8
14
289
Josephine Hoang
51
25:00.9

Men's Results


Tm

Bib

Name

Finish

Time

1

298

David McClelland

43

22:20.5

2

300

Joe Pummer

47

23:07.7

3

282

Matt Belasco

53

23:39.3

4

287

Brandon Garcia

57

24:18.9

5

284

Terrence Casias

59

25:51.7

6

288

Cody Harper

62

28:20.1