September 23, 2006

Cross Country Teams Finish 3rd at Colorado College Invitational

Sept. 23, 2006

Complete Results

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Charles Hillig Jr. and Denise Kintzley each finished in the top-10, leading their respective teams to a third-place finish at the Colorado College Invitational Saturday in Colorado Springs.

Hillig placed ninth overall, with a time of 27:42 in the five-mile run through Monument Valley Park, leading four Bears who placed in the top-20. Following were: Jeff Holt (13, 27:49), Michael Trahan (17, 28:06), Alex Grimm (18, 28:07), Shawn Monk (35, 29:19), Ryan Woodman (37, 29:29), Jorel Torres (57, 30:46), Keegan Specht (58, 31:18), Zane Whobrey (60, 32:09) and Chris Turner (63, 32:32).

Kintzley led the women with her eighth-place finish, finishing the 6k course in 24:06. She was followed by: Kellie Callahan (13, 24:42), Colleen Sanderlin (15, 24:45), Katie Wiederholt (17, 24:56), Allison McIntire (26, 25:36), Erin Apsey (31, 25:56), Rachel Forrest (38, 26:27) and Ema Thake (61, 29:27).

"It was a better meet for us," said head coach Kevin Galbraith. "The team's continue to improve but next week will tell us more."

Next Saturday the Bears travel to the Rocky Mountain Shootout at Buffalo Ranch in Boulder. The meet starts at 10:15 a.m.

Men's Results (5-mile)

1. Colorado College               51
2. CU-Colorado Springs            54
3. Northern Colorado              69
4. Garden City Community College  81
5. Cloud Community College       111
6. Regis University	             165
7. Colorado Christain	   212
8. Oklahoma Panhandle State      231

Northern Colorado Men's Individual Results

9. Charles Hillig Jr. 27:42 13. Jeff Holt 27:49 17. Michael Trahan 28:06 18. Alex Grimm 28:07 35. Shawn Monk 29:19 37. Ryan Woodman 29:29 57. Jorel Torres 30:46 58. Keegan Specht 31:18 60. Zane Whobrey 32:09 63. Chris Turner 32:32

Women's Results (6-kilometer)

1. CU-Colorado-Springs              27
2. Colorado College	                45
3. Northern Colorado	      70
4. Mesa State	               116
5. Garden City Community College   144
6. Regis University	               161
7. Colorado Christian	     192
8. Cloud Community College         229
9. Colorado State Pueblo           234

Northern Colorado Women's Individual Results

8. Denise Kintzley 24:06 13. Kellie Callahan 24:42 15. Colleen Sanderlin 24:45 17. Katie Wiederholt 24:56 26. Allison McIntire 25:36 31. Erin Apsey 25:56 38. Rachel Forrest 26:27 61. Ema Thake 29:27