Iowa Places Third At Williamette Invite

Oct. 1, 2005

SALEM, OR — The University of Iowa women’s country team placed third at the Williamette Invitational hosted by the Williamette University. The 5,000-meter race held at Bush Park was won by No. 30 Washington who finished with a total team score of 55 points. Iowa finished two spots behind with a final team score of 112 points.

Sophomore Meghan Armstrong continued to impress finishing second with a time of 17:01. Shannon Stanley (17:49, 21st), Nikki Chapple (17:56, 24th), Racheal Marchand (18:11, 31st), Molly Esche (18:13, 34th), Jessica Schmidt (18:54, 72nd), Allison Billhardt (19:07, 84th) and Jordan Laney (19:35, 101st) also competed for the Hawkeyes.

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Iowa is scheduled to compete next Saturday at Coe College Invitational in Cedar Rapids, IA.

TEAM RESULTS (Top 5)1. Washington (No. 30) 55, 1:27:212.  Oregon                    58, 1:27:313.  IOWA                      112, 1:29:144.  California           115, 1:29:285.  Maine                     120, 1:29:19
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