MAV RUNNERS CLAIM SECOND IN CORPUS CHRISTI
Oct. 6, 2003
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - - Senior runner Lisa Haglund posted time of 17-minutes, 55-seconds to take second place and lead the Texas-Arlington women's cross country team to a second-place finish at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Splash Meet Friday, Oct. 4.
UTA had five runners finish in the top 20 as the Mavericks tallied 47 points, 14 more than team-winner Rice's 30.
Kasja Haglund ran the three-mile course in 18:18:27 for sixth place. Courtney Carter (18:48/12th), Miranda Zuniga (18:57/16th) and Kristi Bird (19:01/20th) rounded out the top five. Nicole Noel finished 24th in the individual standings with a 19:13.
In the men's division, Eric Peterson ran a 26:01 over the eight-kilometer course for fifth place. Jacob Cedertun clocked a 26:55 for 16th. Other Maverick runners and their results include: Stefan Johnsson (27:48/32nd), Daniel Noah (27:59/33rd), Tagi Davis (28:25/40th) and Demery Cox (30:24/57th).
UTA returns to action Oct. 18 at the Arkansas Chili Pepper Invitational in the squad's final tuneup before the Southland Conference Championships Nov. 3 in Huntsville, Texas.
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