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PNW Women's Cross Country Travels to GLIAC Championships Saturday

PNW Women's Cross Country Travels to GLIAC Championships Saturday
Thursday, October 19, 2017
PNW Women's Cross Country Travels to GLIAC Championships Saturday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest women's cross country team travels to Marquette, Mich. to compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Cross Country Championships Saturday.

The GLIAC Championships will take place at Gentz's Homestead Golf Course in Marquette, Mich., and is hosted by Northern Michigan University.  The women's 6K race is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. CT.

The Gentz's Homestead Golf Course is located at 353 County Road 480, Marquette, MI 49855.

LAST TIME OUT:  Freshman Jennifer Crague (Schererville, Ind./Lake Central) finished in 14th place overall to lead the Purdue Northwest women’s cross country team on Friday, Oct. 6, at the Eagle Invitational hosted by Benedictine University in Warrenville, Ill.  The Pride placed eighth in the 16-team field.  Crague completed the 6K (6,000 meters) race in a time of 24:00 to pace PNW.  Freshman Lucy Appelman (Portage, Ind./Portage) also ran an impressive race for the Pride finishing 35th overall in the field of 183 runners with a time of 24:56. 

Freshman Allison Tokarz (Wheatfield, Ind./Kankakee Valley) was the next finisher for Purdue Northwest taking 59th place with a time of 25:27.  Senior Rachel Gregory (Highland, Ind./Highland) took 63rd place with a time of 25:39, while senior Shyla Huppenthal (Boulder, Colo./Northglenn) wrapped up the scorers for the Pride in 65th place at 25:41.  Junior Sara Kubas (Orland Hills, Ill./Andrew) finished in 67th place for PNW with a time of 25:42.

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