Pierce junior Skyler Lippman was the top Wayne State runner Saturday at the Briar Cliff Cross Country Invitational held at the Adams Nature Preserve at McCook Lake, South Dakota. As a team, the Wildcats placed 13th with a team score of 354 points.
Nebraska-Omaha captured the women’s team title with 40 points followed by Dordt College in second at 68 points and Doane College third in the 14-team meet with 108 points.
Lippman’s time on the 5,000 meter course was 19:56, good for 59th place from a field of 162 runners. The next WSC finisher was freshman Molly Kingsley in 86th place at 20:33. Makael Lanum was 113th at 21:16 and Laura Camacho was close behind at 119th place with a time of 21:30. Other WSC runners included Holli Erickson (129th – 21:48), Natasha Jensen (131st – 21:52) and Amber Hurlbert (153rd – 23:22).
The next meet for the Wildcats will be Saturday, October 20th when Wayne State competes in the Northern Sun Conference Championships at St. Paul, Minnesota.
Briar Cliff Invitational
Adams Nature Preserve – McCook Lake, South Dakota
Wayne State women’s finishers (5,000 meters)
59. Skyler Lippman 19:56
86. Molly Kingsley 20:33
113. Makael Lanum 21:16
119. Laura Camacho 21:30
129. Holli Erickson 21:48
131. Natasha Jensen 21:52
153. Amber Hurlbert 23:22