Suszek Records Second Top-10 Finish Of Season At Pre-MWC Championship Meet
Oct. 4, 2003
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junior Michele Suszek posted her second top-10 finish of the season and the UNLV women's cross country team finished fifth out of six teams in the pre-Mountain West Conference Championship meet held on Saturday morning in San Diego, Calif. The pre-MWC meet allows competitors to get used to the course for which they will also run on Nov. 1, when San Diego State will host the meet at Morley Field.
Suszek finished the 6K event in 23:16, placing her eighth out of 43 runners. Also for the Rebels, Sarah Loughlin was 26th (24:46), Erin Hammond was 32nd (25:33), Monica Matute was 41st (26:56), Katie Hughes was 42nd (27:21), and Michelle Villa was 43rd (27:27).
BYU won the team competition, placing five runners in the top six slots, led by Rena Williams' winning time of 22:27. Just one second behind was Utah's Elise Greenwood at 22:28 for second, while Katie Moon of BYU was third in 22:29. Utah finished second, while Wyoming was third, New Mexico fourth, and San Diego State sixth.
The Rebels will host the UNLV Invite on Sat., Oct 18 in Las Vegas.