Shaw Leads Huskies at MAC Championships

GO HUSKIES Sophomore Sunsea Shaw paced the Huskies at the MAC Championships, Saturday.
GO HUSKIES
Sophomore Sunsea Shaw paced the Huskies at the MAC Championships, Saturday.
GO HUSKIES

Nov. 1, 2008

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YPSILANTI, Mich. - Sophomore Sunsea Shaw ran an 18:47.2 to lead the Northern Illinois cross country team at the Mid-American Conference Championships, Saturday.

Shaw's (South Bend, Ind./Riley) time garnered 59th place in the race, in which the Huskies placed 12th as a team. After Shaw, sophomore Breanna Brevitt (Dixon, Ill./Dixon) ran a 19:02.8 to finish in 69th.

A trio of seniors rounded the Northern Illinois' top five. Denisse Valladares (Mt. Prospect, Ill./Hersey) was the third Huskie to cross the line, finishing in 73rd with a time of 19:15.5. She was followed by Ashley Rittenbacher (New Lenox, Ill./Lincoln-Way Central) at 19:46.1 and Meghan Ginter (Aurora, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) at 19:55.5. The seniors packed well, all three finishing within five places of one another.

The Northern Illinois newcomer duo of sophomore Jackie Sciacero (Sterling, Ill./Sterling) and freshman Jessica Troike (Tuscola, Ill./Tuscola) experienced their first MAC Championship race, finishing in 20:56.2 and 21:05.0, respectively.

Miami (OH) won the MAC Women's Cross Country Championship, thanks to four finishers in the top-10. Individually, Ohio's Annie Beecham ran a MAC record 16:56.8 to take the title.

 

 

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