Top 10 Roundup
No. 9 Metro State defeats No. 2, Simon Fraser proves polls right
No. 6 Simon Fraser and T10 Colorado-Colorado Springs at Erik Anderson Invitational
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Simon Fraser and Colorado-Colorado Springs were back in action on Saturday at the Erik Anderson Invitational in Spokane, Wash.
In a field with some of the top teams from the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and the California Collegiate Athletic Association, the Clan women finished first among Division II schools in the competition.
Simon Fraser finished second overall, finishing ahead of Division I competitors Gonzaga and Washington State.
Lindsey Butterworth was the top finisher among Division II runners and finished fifth overall in a time of 21:59.09.
Kirstin Allen finished second among Division II runners and seventh overall in a time of 22:06.17.
For Colorado-Colorado Springs, Angie Martell, Veronica Sandoval, Lina Arista, Alyssa Andrews, Alyssa Wendt, and Ashley Benfield each finished in the top 20 of the overall results. Martell finished third in 22:19 seconds while Sandoval finished fifth with a time of 22:26.
No. 9 Metro State at Colorado College Invitational
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Metro State team won a team title on Saturday morning at the Colorado College Invitational at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs. The team edged No. 2 Adams State by two points with a team score of 37. Regis was third at 100 and Colorado College was fourth.
Janelle Lincks was the top collegiate finisher for the women in the 6k race, finishing in 22:34. She placed 18 seconds behind professional runner Rochelle Kanohoe.
Teammate Amy Johnston was third overall in 23:12, followed by Evonna Ramirez in 10th, Victoria Alcala in 12th and Jamilah Rashid in 15th. Breanna Hemming, who was with Lincks for much of the race, dropped out late in the competition. Elysia Erickson also placed in the top 20, finishing 19th.