Women's Cross Country

    Women's Cross Country Sends Two to National Meet

    Go Hoosiers! Junior Jessca Gall and teammate Lindsay Hattendorf are headed to the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 21.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Junior Jessca Gall and teammate Lindsay Hattendorf are headed to the NCAA Championships on Monday, Nov. 21.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 16, 2005

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - After earning All-Big Ten honors, juniors Jessica Gall and Lindsay Hattendorf earned individual invitations to the NCAA Championships to be held Monday, Nov. 21 at 1:15 p.m. in Terre Haute, Ind.

    It will be the third trip for each of them over their career. Gall, an All-American for the Hoosiers finished fifth overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Nov. 12 to earn her spot, while Hattendorf turned in an eighth-place performance to earn the bid. It marks the fourth-straight year that the Hoosiers have sent either a team of an individual to NCAA's.

    Paced once again by All-American junior Jessica Gall the Hoosiers took seventh place at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Saturday, Nov. 12. Indiana managed to place three runners in the top 25, and two in the top ten, with Gall finishing fifth overall.

    Also finishing in the top 25 for the Hoosiers was junior Lindsay Hattendorf who finished eighth (21:19.2) and freshman Wendi Robinson who came in 22nd (21:50.9).

    Junior All-American Jessica Gall and junior Lindsay Hattendorf both earned second team All-Big Ten honors at the Big Ten Championships on Saturday, Oct. 30.

    Gall finished in ninth place overall and was the top finisher for the Hoosiers. This is Gall's second All-Big Ten honor after taking third place at Big Tens last season. Hattendorf took 10th place, only .75 seconds behind Gall earning her first All-Big Ten distinction.

    Junior All-American Jessica Gall has been just what the Hoosiers ordered. Since returning from a minor injury at the start of the year, Gall has finished first for the Hoosiers in every race she has participated in. She took 35th overall in her first race of the season in the Roy Griak Invitational, 38th overall at the Notre Dame Invitational, 40th at the Pre-NCAAs and ninth overall at the Big Ten Championships.

    Junior Jessica Gall headlines the returning letterwinners for Indiana. Gall became just the eighth female runner in school history to earn All-American honors during the cross country season when she finished in 18th place at NCAA's.



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