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2015-16 Conference Champs

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Sunday, 07 November 2010 21:37


11.6.10 | Cross Country

Wildcat runners capture HAAC women’s title

HAAC Champs

Led by freshman Lauren Jaqua, Baker University placed seven runners in the top 20 and captured the Heart of America Athletic Conference women’s cross country championship on Saturday at the Baldwin City Golf Course. With the team title, the Wildcats qualified for the NAIA national meet on Nov. 20 in Vancouver, Wash.

Jaqua completed the 5-kilometer course in 19:00.86 to place second on a clear, windy day. Freshman Megan Rosa (fifth, 19:26.40), sophomore Lindsey Brown (sixth, 19:34.47) and senior Mary Loveland (eighth, 19:48.23) also finished in the top 10. Sophomore Devin Freeman (12th, 20:03.50), freshman Ashley McBride (18th, 20:19.01) and sophomore Corinna Papps (20th, 20:26.13) completed Baker’s top seven performances at the conference meet.

The Wildcats finished with 33 points to edge William Jewell, the team runner-up with 44 points. Jewell freshman Ajok Deng was the individual champion, finishing in 18:41.14. Baker’s Zach Kindler was honored as the conference women’s coach of the year.

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