Aug. 31, 2007
LOGAN, Utah - Strong runs by Ayisha Mitchell and Karinne Bentley led the Utah Valley women's cross country team to a second-place finish at the America West Heritage Center Open.
"On a really hot day it was a good race overall for both our men and our women," UV head coach Scott Houle said. "It is nice to have Ayisha Mitchell back for our women and Danny Moody and Jacob Buhler are stepping up for our men."
The men also posted a third place finish in their eight kilometer race. UV's Chase Englestead and Danny Moody each finished in the top-10 with respective sixth and ninth place finishes.
The women, in a five kilometer run, finished second behind Weber State. The second-place finish was better than Utah, Utah State and Idaho. Posting an average time of 18:16.4, the Wolverines finished with an average 13 seconds behind Weber State.
The top-five times were just over one minute off the pace of Weber State. Trisha Wright, Aleina Eisenhauer and Ashley Evans all finished in the top-25.
On the men's side, the UV harriers finished with an average of just over one minute behind team winners Weber State. Along with Englestead and Moody, Jacob Buhler, Clark Nielson and Danny Barney finished in the top-20.