Women’s Cross Country stumbles at Missouri Southern Stampede


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Keep going: Senior Sierra Mortensen (right) looks to make a strong push before the finish. Mortensen finished with a time of 17:53.09 at the meet on Sept. 18, 2021.

The Washburn Ichabods women’s cross country team placed 14th out of 26 teams at the MSSU Stampede on Sept. 18. The team finished with a total of 352 points.

Senior Sierra Mortensen finished in 23rd place ending with a time of 17:53.1 as she led the way. Junior Lily Johnson followed closely behind, finishing 25th with a time of 17.56.6.

Sophomore Patricia Koma finished in 83rd with a time of 19:00.1, while junior Luz Lopez-Gonzalez and freshman Eve Weber finished with respective times of 19:32.1 and 19:40.9 to conclude the scoring for the Ichabods.

The Ichabods will be back on the course in Emporia on Friday, Sept. 24, for the ESU Invitational.

Edited by: Kyle Manthe, Ellie Walker