Lady Raiders Win Second-Straight Meet|
Sept. 16, 2011
Texas Tech Open Highlights
The No. 22 Lady Raiders won the Texas Tech Cross Country for the fourth-straight season and the Red Raiders were impressive with a second place finish at Meadowbrook Golf Course.
Rose Tanui once again led the way for the Lady Raiders as she won the Texas Tech Cross Country Open for the second-straight year in a time of 17:44.78. Teammate Caroline Jepleting placed second with an improved time of 18:00.47.
The fifth runner for Tech was Rachel Folan who clocked a 20:02.62. Chelsea Scott finished in 17th to give Tech six in the top 20. Scott ran a time of 20:25.84. The Lady Raiders totaled 20 points beating second place Incarnate Word by 57 points.
The Red Raiders placed second in a field of 11 teams with 96 points. New Mexico Highlands took the men's title with 35 points.
The fifth runner for the Red Raiders was Kory Mauritsen, who crossed the line in 44th. He stopped the clock in a time of 28:03.17.
Tech's next meet will be on September 30 in Austin, Texas, at the Grass Routes Run Festival.