September 4, 2010

SIUE Women Place Third at Illini Challenge

Sept. 3, 2010

URBANA - In the opening meet of the 2010 season, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women's cross country team turned in a third-place finish at the Illini Challenge.

Junior Aftan Noon (Forsyth) paced the Cougars with a 10th-place finish. Noon finished the 4,000 meter course in a time of 15:41.

Making their collegiate debuts for the Cougars were five freshman, Renee Goodenough (16:26), Claire Brown (16:29), Emily Conlon (16:46), Hannah Lee (17:00), and Megan Petty (17:44).

SIUE finished the event with 84 points while Butler University claimed the title with 19 points by placing five of the top seven finishers.

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