Ninth Place for Spartan Women at Wisconsin Lutheran

Oct 5, 2013 | J. Crane

WEST ALLIS, WISCONSIN – The University of Dubuque Women’s Cross Country team competed at the Warrior Invitational hosted by Wisconsin Luther College on Saturday. The Spartans finished 9th in the 29 team race with 280 points. Brenda Nava (Chicago, Ill./Lane Tech) led UD with a time of 25:14.9 in the 6,000 meter race at Greenfield Park.

Nava, a junior, was the first Spartan across the finish line in 28th place overall. Fellow junior Rachael Busjahn (Sobieski, Wis./Pulaski) was the next runner to finish with a time of 25:48.4 in 42nd place. Fabiola Ortiz (Elgin, Ill./St. Charles North) followed close behind Busjahn, finishing 46th with a time of 25:55.1.

Sam Holen (Rockford, Ill./Rockford Lutheran) was 74th at 27:02.8. Kiersten Wenthold (Fort Atkinson, Iowa/South Winn) was the last scorer for UD in 132nd place.


   9th - University of Dubuque      280 points
28 (27th) Brenda Nava   Jr.   24:14.9
42 (40th) Rachael Busjahn Jr. 25:48.4
46 (44th) Fabiola Ortiz Fr. 25:55.1
74 (66th) Sam Holen Jr. 27:02.8
132 (103rd) Kiersten Wenthold Fr. 28:47.7
185 (134th) Brenda Breimon So. 30:39.4
191   (138th)   Melissa Todman Fr. 30:55.6
222   Madison Montgomery Fr. 32:21.4


UP NEXT: The Spartans will travel to the Coe College: Lamb/Kohawk Invite on October 12th with the women’s race beginning at 11:00 am.