IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa women’s cross country sends a small group to Normal, Illinois, for the Redbird Invite on Friday night. The women’s 6,000-meter race begins at the Weibring Golf Club at 5 p.m. (CT).
The Hawkeyes will take five mid-distance specialists to the event, led by Alli Bookin-Nosbisch. The senior from Ottumwa, Iowa, appears on Iowa’s all-time top-10 track and field list four times, including two school records (indoor 800 meters, indoor distance medley relay). Bookin-Nosbisch has a 6,000-meter personal best of 22:55.1 set at the Bradley Pink Classic in 2021.
Sophomore Gabby Cortez will compete in the second cross country race of her career, following a 15:42.8 finish in the 4,000-meter race at the Hawkeye Invite on Sept. 1. Freshman Ava Rush and seniors Katie Moore and Clare Pitcher will make their 6,000-meter debuts on Friday.
NEXT UP FOR THE HAWKEYES
The Hawkeyes take a week of competition off before heading to the Joe Piane Invitational in South Bend, Indiana, on Sept. 29.
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