Rebels Turn In Season Bests at Stanford Invite
 
 
 
 

Sept. 28, 2002

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Four UNLV women's cross country runners turned in season best times at the 29th annual Stanford Invitational held at the Stanford Golf Course Saturday.

In the women's college division 6,000 meters race, freshman Michele Suszek (Alpena, Mich.) led the Rebels once again with a season best time of 22:21.00 to place 41st amongst a field of 234 participants.

Freshman and local native Colleen O'Brien (Henderson, Nev.) also set a new season best time of 24:25.00 for 166th. Junior Heather Walsh (North Pole, Alaska) and freshman Katie Hughes (Henderson, Nev.) were the remaining members of the team to post season bests at the event.

One of the largest cross country meets in the nation with 4,099 participants entered (college and high school races), UNLV placed 29th in women's college team scoring. Third-ranked and host Stanford took home top team honors, followed by Duke, UCLA, Wisconsin and UC Irvine.

The Rebels will next take a bye week in preparation for the UCSD Triton Classic set for Saturday, Oct. 12 at 9:30 a.m. in San Diego, Calif.

at 2002 Stanford Invitational (6K)
Stanford Golf Course
Palo Alto, Calif.

WOMEN'S TEAM SCORING - 1, Stanford, 50. 2, Duke, 74. 3, UCLA, 85. 4, Wisconsin, 121. 5, UC Irvine, 186. 6, UNR, 211. 7, UC Santa Barbara, 215. 8, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 236. 9, San Diego State, 281. 10, UC Davis, 319. 11, Portland State, 340. 12, Chico State, 347. 13, Cal Poly, 409. 14, California, 412. 15, Humboldt State, 461. 16, CSU-Stanislaus, 476. 17, New Mexico, 485. 18T, Fresno State, 496. 18T, Concordia, 496. 20, Santa Clara, 544. 21, Sacramento State, 571. 22, Pomona Pitzer, 599. 23, Long Beach State, 633. 24, Claremont, 652. 25, San Jose State, 673. 26, UC Riverside, 719. 27, San Francisco, 777. 28, Saint Mary's, 778. 29, UNLV, 781. 30, San Francisco State, 802. 31, Biola, 891. 32, Colorado College, 899. 33, UC Santa Cruz, 935.

Participant Place Time Michele Suszek (Fr.) 41st 22:21.00 Colleen O'Brien (Fr.) 166th 24:25.00 Heather Walsh (Jr.) 209th 26:06.00 Katie Hughes (Fr.) 212th 26:09.00 Erin Hammond (Fr.) 215th 26:24.00


 

 

 
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