No. 1 New Mexico Dominate Wisconsin Invite: Results

MADISON, Wis., Sporting Alert – No. 1 New Mexico dominated the women’s race en route to victory at the 2015 Wisconsin adidas Invitational at Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course on Friday.

The Lobos followed the instructions of head coach Joe Franklin and ran close together, as they placed five of the top 10 finishers in the women’s 6k, with senior Courtney Frerichs leading the way with a fourth-place overall finish in 19:39.

Rhonda Auckland (19:41), Calli Thackery (19:42) and Alice Wright (19:43) finished fifth through seventh, while Molly Renfer (19:55) who also cracked the sub-20 minute barrier, placed 10th.

In the team race, the top-ranked New Mexico tallied a meet record 32-points – beating second-placed No. 11 Arkansas (186) by 154 points.

Third was No. 17 Virginia with 215 points, with the top five completed by No. 12 North Carolina State (238) and No. 3 Providence (262).

No. 6 Boise State was sixth at the meet after collecting 271 points, with No. 8 Iowa State (279), No. 10 Washington (290), No. 22 BYU (314) and No. 16 Penn State (347) rounding out the top 10 finishers behind New Mexico.

Freshman Allie Ostrander of Boise State captured the women’s individual 6k crown in meeting record 19:19.

Molly Seidel of Notre Dame was second in 19:22, with Arkansas’ Dominique Scott getting third in 19:32.

SECOND-RANKED ORANGE DEFEND TITLE

On the men’s side, No. 2 Syracuse ran smartly through the opening parts of the race before quickening things up through the final 2k en route to scoring 101 points to defend their team title.

The Orange had three finishers in the top 10.

No. 9 BYU tallied 186 points for second place, with No. 9 Michigan finishing third with 218 points.

Completing the top five were No. 7 Virginia (238) and No. 5 Iona (268).

Completing the top 10 were No. 24 Furman (310), No. 17 NC State (311), Tulsa (327), No. 20 UCLA (334) and No. 28 Columbia (361).

On the individual side of things, Tulsa’s Marc Scott took home the men’s 8k crown with a time of 23:35.0, after just edging Justyn Knight of Syracuse, who finish at 23:35.8.

Stanford’s Sean McGorty stopped the clock at 23:36.2 for third place.

Rounding out the top five individual finishers in the men’s event were, Martin Hehir (23:36.9) and Malachy Schrobilgen (23:37.2) of Wisconsin.

For Full Results – 2015 Wisconsin adidas Invitational

Women’s Results

1. New Mexico – 32pts
2. Arkansas – 188pts
3. Virginia – 217pts
4. North Carolina State – 240pts
5. Providence – 264pts

Individual Finishers – Top 10

1 1 38 Allie Ostrander FR Boise State 19:19.5 5:11
2 2 210 Molly Seidel SR Notre Dame 19:22.4 5:12
3 3 22 Dominique Scott SR Arkansas 19:32.5 5:15
4 4 163 Courtney Frerichs SR New Mexico 19:39.3 5:17
5 5 162 Rhona Auckland JR New Mexico 19:41.1 5:17
6 6 167 Calli Thackery SR New Mexico 19:42.7 5:18
7 7 169 Alice Wright SO New Mexico 19:43.8 5:18
8 8 243 Sarah Collins JR Providence 19:50.8 5:20
9 9 376 Regan Rome SO William and Mary 19:54.4 5:21
10 10 165 Molly Renfer SR New Mexico 19:55.5 5:21

Men’s Results

1. 101 Syracuse 101 pts
2. 186 BYU – 186 pts
3. 218 Michigan – 218 pts
4. 238 Virginia – 238 pts
5. Iona – 268 pts

Individual Finishers – Top 10

1 1 736 Marc Scott SO Tulsa 23:35.0 4:45
2 2 709 Justyn Knight SO Syracuse 23:35.8 4:45
3 3 693 Sean McGorty JR Stanford 23:36.2 4:45
4 4 705 Martin Hehir SR Syracuse 23:36.9 4:46
5 5 799 Malachy Schrobilgen JR Wisconsin 23:37.2 4:46
6 6 701 Colin Bennie SO Syracuse 23:38.5 4:46
7 7 779 Izaic Yorks SR Washington 23:39.8 4:46
8 8 502 Chartt Miller SO Iona 23:44.7 4:47
9 9 770 Henry Wynne SO Virginia 23:44.7 4:47
10 10 795 Morgan McDonald SO Wisconsin 23:46.6 4:47

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