Oct. 10, 2009
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Kayla Brown finished as the runner-up at Border Wars, hosted by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Brown finished the 5,000-meter cross country in 17 minutes, 48.06 seconds. The SIUE senior was edged out by Bradley freshman Nicole Benson, who won the race in 17:30.91.
SIUE's Aftan Noon placed fifth in the event at SIUE's Cross Country course, where conditions were soft after a couple days of rain in Edwardsville. She finished in 18:36.19.
Bradley won the team title with a score of 26. The Braves were followed by Central Missouri with 60, SIUE with 70 and Kaskaskia College with 114.
SIUE's season comes to an end next Friday at the Bradley Classic in Peoria.