UWF women's cross country finishes runner-up at the Choctaw Open
Top five finishers record season-best average time on a 5,000-meter course
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CLINTON, Miss. – The University of West Florida women’s cross country team finished runner up at the Choctaw Open on Saturday. The meet was hosted by Mississippi College and was held on the Choctaw Trails course. Four UWF women’s cross country runners finished in the top-20, while UWF had its best average time of the season on a 5,000-meter course.
Junior Renea Porsch crossed the finish line first for the Argonauts for her fourth consecutive race this season. Porsch finished 11th (19:17.17) in a field of 166 runners. Sophomore Kelley Bahn finished 14th (19:28.45) and recorded her best time of the season on a 5,000-meter course.
Senior Karyssa Tourelle-Fallon also had her best 5,000-meter race of the season and finished 16th overall (19:42.80). Senior Sabrina Seignemartin finished fourth for UWF and 18th overall (19:50.41). Seignemartin missed her personal-best time by four tenths of a second.
Freshman Jessica Gillard set a personal-best time en route to a 28th-place finish (20:12.28). Gillard was fifth for UWF in her second consecutive 5,000-meter race.
The UWF men’s cross country team will head to Hoover, Ala. next weekend to compete in the Gulf South Conference Championships. For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com.
WEST FLORIDA WOMEN’S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
1. Salome Lecoq, South Alabama, 17:40.77; 11. Renea Porsch, WEST FLORIDA, 19:17.17; 14. Kelley Bahn, WEST FLORIDA, 19:28.45; 16. Karyssa Tourelle-Fallon, WEST FLORIDA, 19:42.80; 18. Sabrina Seignemartin, WEST FLORIDA, 19:50.41; 28. Jessica Gillard, WEST FLORIDA, 20:12.28pr; 45. Kelbe Beck, WEST FLORIDA, 20:48.13; 49. Aimee Marsh, WEST FLORIDA, 20:54.35; 58. Chelsea Humbert, WEST FLORIDA, 21:09.24; 85. Carley Kennedy, WEST FLORIDA, 22:15.30.
WEST FLORIDA WOMEN’S TEAM RESULTS
1. South Alabama, 49; 2. WEST FLORIDA, 87.
pr – Personal Record