IU Women's Cross Country Travel to Pre-Nationals This Weekend
Oct. 12, 2007
SETTING THE SCENE
The women's 6K blue race puts the Hoosiers up against Akron, Boston College, Butler, Central Michigan, California, Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina, Colorado State, Columbia, Dartmouth, Eastern Kentucky, Florida State, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, IUPUI, Kansas State, Loyola (Ill.), Marquette, Michigan State, Minnesota, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Montana State, Northern Arizona, NC State, Nebraska, New Mexico, Penn, Rice, Stanford, Tulsa, UC-Santa Barbara, North Carolina, Utah State, Virginia, Washington State and Wisconsin.
The Hoosiers get underway at 12:20 p.m. ET.
LAST TIME OUT
Pease clocked a time of 22:31 to finish 44th overall for the women's team. Junior Kristina Trcka crossed the finish line in 23:44 to place 100th. Senior Lauren Keefe finished 119th with a time of 24:04 and junior Caity Lauer clocked a time of 24:08 to finish 120th. Senior Maura Ratcliff finished 127th with a time of 24:11, freshman Natalie Goolik placed 127th with a time of 24:17 and sophomore Jenny Kulow clocked a time of 25:21 for 160th overall.
PEASE PACES HOOSIERS AGAIN
Sarah Pease led the Hoosier pack for a third consecutive meet as she crossed the finish line in 22:30.1 to take 44th out of a field of 258 runners at the Roy Griak Invitational 6K on Sept. 29.
Pease led Indiana with a personal best time of 18:08.08 to take sixth at the Indiana Intercollegiates on Sept. 14.
HOOSIERS IMPROVE 5K TIMES
THE HELMER ERA BEGINS
Helmer was promoted to director in July 1999 after serving as associate head coach with the Hoyas for seven seasons and assistant coach for the five years prior. During his tenure, 120 of his student-athletes earned a total of 342 All-American recognitions, including 41 student-athletes receiving 96 certificates since becoming director in 1999. In addition, 219 student-athletes captured BIG EAST individual titles, including 67 since the start of the 1999-00 academic year.
GREAT LAKES REGIONAL HEADS TO BLOOMINGTON
The women's race is slated for 12:15 p.m. ET.
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