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Petersen Leads Rebel Contingent In Reno

Lauren Petersen finished sixth overall at UNR's Twilight Classic Saturday night.

Sept. 10, 2011

RENO, Nev. ( -

UNR Twilight Classic

The UNLV Rebel cross country team kicked off its 2011 schedule Saturday night at Nevada, Reno's Jim Vanden Heuvel Twilight Classic held at Shadow Mountain Park in Reno. The 4k college/open race was contested between Utah, UNLV and UNR. The Rebels' top finisher was Lauren Petersen, who finished sixth overall and clocked a time of 15:20.

In all, UNLV had eight harriers participate in the race. Ali Bartosch was the second-highest Rebel finisher, as she came in 11th with a time of 15:36. Amanda Berg was 14th (15:58), while Melissa Cortez (16th, 16:03), Larissa Davis (19th, 16:13), Courtney Allen (21st, 16:18), Ali Motor (25th, 17:56) and Samantha Swan (27th, 18:29) also ran for UNLV in the dark.

The team heads back out on Sept. 17, in San Diego at the Aztec Invitational.



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