Cross Country - Sat, Nov. 5, 2011
Georgetown College women's cross country team finished
third in the Mid-South Conference race Saturday at Shawnee State and Elisha
Overpeck qualified for the national race for the second year in a row.
The sophomore finished eighth and ran a 19:27 5k to lead
the Tigers. GC coach Betsy Laksi's youthful bunch had all five scoring runners
in the top 25. Freshman Mary Jefferson, 19:58, and junior Finnja Ramcke, 20:20,
finished 12th and 15th respectively. Another pair of freshman, Rachel Ditto
(20:44) and Marissa Hale (21:00) came in 20th and 22nd. Freshman Kelsey Gregory
ran a 22:24 and Mary Kate Dowdy a 22:40 for the top seven runners.
The men finished fourth and did not have anyone qualify
for this year's nationals. Sophomore Brandon Pulliam led the way with a 17th-place
finish in 28 minutes. Freshman Sam Heaton was just behind in 19th with a time
of 28:04. Then senior Grant Curran and freshman Jon Renneker were 20th and 21st
in 28:12 and 28:26 respectively. Junior Tyler Doolittle rounded out the scoring
runners in a 29:02. Tanner Alexander ran a 29:20 and Pate Anderson a 29:29.