ATLANTA (November 20) – The Georgia Tech women’s cross country team, competing in the first NCAA Cross Country Championship in school history, finished 31st in the meet held Monday in Ames, Iowa.
The Yellow Jackets finished with 742 points in the meet, well off the pace of team champion Colorado, with 117 points.
Tech’s top finisher for the second-straight week was freshman Renee Metivier (Highland Village, Texas), who finished in 123rd place with her time of 22:09.6 over the 6K circuit. Metivier was off the pace of individual champion Kara Grgas-Wheeler of Colorado, who finished with a time of 20:30.5.
The Jackets’ next finisher was sophomore Amy Dock (Charlotte, N.C.), who placed 135th with a time of 22:16.3. She was followed by junior Sara Pardue (Aurora, Colo.) in 207th with her time of 23:02.5. Junior Amy Edwards (Marietta, Ga.) finished in 226th with a time of 23:34.4, and sophomore Eboni Crosby (Aurora, Colo.) was 228th in a time of 23:36.0.
Rounding out the Tech contingent in the field was freshman Betsy Bulat (Moorestown, N.J.), who was 242nd in a time of 24:10.7 and junior Ashley Espy (Summerville, Ga.) in 251st place with a time of 24:59.2.