September 10, 2011

Regis Rangers Women’s Cross Country Team Place 4th in Joe I. Vigil Open

The Regis Rangers women's cross country teams journeyed to Alamosa, Colorado today to compete at the Joe I. Vigil Open.  The Ranger's had 21 total runners competing including seven men and 14 women. 

The women placed fourth overall with a team run time of 1:38:29.00).  They were underneath Western State (1st: 1:28:38.00), Adams State (2nd: 1:31:55.00), and Colorado Mesa (3rd: 1:36:58.00).  Coming in behind the Ranger women was Garden City Community College (5th: 1:50:43.00).

The women's race held 72 runners.  Lead runner was junior Caitlyn O'Brien who placed 23rd keeping average mile paced at 6:11.5, bringing her total run at 19:14.00.  She was followed by Hannah Cheney and Kela Vargas who crossed the finish line at 19:41.00 and 19:43.00, giving average miles of 6:20.2 and 6:20.8.  They placed at 29 and 30.  Close to her teammates, Ryndi Zastrow paced herself at 6:22.7 for a final run time of 19:49.00 and 32nd place.

Also running for the women included Hope McGeehee, Kari Garren, Kelly Flemin, Devin Muldoon, Samantah Comerci, Grace Triska, A Chittenden, Calleigh Durr, Kristen Coffey and Ashley Jensen.

Women's Rank Team                      Total    1    2    3    4    5   *6   *7   *8   *9

College Results                                                                  

   1 Western State                             27    1    5    6    7    8    10   11          

      Total Time:  1:28:38.00                                                    

         Average:    17:43.60                                                    

   2 Adams State                                45    2    3    9   12   19   21   29          

      Total Time:  1:31:55.00                                                    

         Average:    18:23.00                                                    

   3 Colorado Mesa                              82    4   14   15   24   25   26   28          

      Total Time:  1:36:58.00                                                    

         Average:    19:23.60                                                    

   4 Regis                                            84   13   16   17   18   20   23   27          

      Total Time:  1:38:29.00                                                    

         Average:    19:41.80                                                    

   5 Garden City CC                            148   22   30   31   32   33   34   35          

      Total Time:  1:50:43.00                                                    

         Average:    22:08.60