WESTVILLE, Ind. – Freshman Jennifer Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) won the PNW Fall Classic in her second collegiate meet guiding the Purdue Northwest women’s cross country team to a team title Friday night at the PNW Classic in Westville, Ind. Crague finished with a time of 20:35, which helped her finish in first place to capture the title.
The Pride finished the meet with 26 team points, which helped them win the PNW Classic in their second meet of the 2017 season.
Freshman Allison Tokarz (Wheatfield, Ind./Kankakee Valley) took fourth overall for the Pride with a time of 21:28, freshman teammate Lucy Appelman (Portage, Ind./Portage) was right behind her in fifth place at 21:30. Junior Sara Kubas (Orland Hills, Ill./Andrew) was not far behind finishing in sixth place with a time of 22:00.
Rachel Gregory (Highland, Ind./Highland) was the next finisher to cross the finish line for PNW as she ran a 22:53, which helped her finish in 10th place. Senior Shyla Huppenthal (Boulder, Colo./Northglenn) finished right behind her in 11th place overall with a time of 23:03.
Completing the scoring for PNW Friday was Samantha Chappell (Michigan City, Ind./Michigan City), who finished in 16th place at 25:35.
The Pride continue their season on Friday, Sept. 15 as PNW travels to Purdue University for the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships. The meet is scheduled for a 3:30 pm ET start.
2017 PNW Classic (Westville, Ind.)
Team Results – 1. Purdue Northwest, 26; 2. Robert Morris, 32; 3. Moraine Valley, 68; Inc. Ancilla, Inc;
PURDUE NORTHWEST (26) – 1. Jennifer Crague 20:35; 4. Allison Tokarz 21:28; 5. Lucy Appelman 21:30; 6. Sara Kubas 22:00; 10. Rachel Gregory 22:53; 11. Shyla Huppenthal 23:03; 16. Samantha Chappell 25:45.