ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS - The University of Dubuque Women's Cross Country team placed 19th of 33 teams at the 2013 Brissman/Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana College. The Spartans showed fresh legs after nearly two weeks of preperation. Brenda Nava (Chicago, Ill./Lane Tech) was the top finisher for UD at 24:46.1, good for 93rd of 415 total runners. Fabiola Ortiz (Elgin, Ill./St. Charles North) and Samantha Holen (Rockford, Ill./Rockford Lutheran) each ran personal best times on Friday night at the golf course race.
Ortiz was the Spartans second finisher at 25:14.3 to take 118th place and moved into 13th place all-time at Dubuque. In her second college meet, Ortiz cut 0:13 seconds off her time from the Les Dukes Invite. Holen impoved on her previous fastest time by 0:04 seconds with her time of 25:25.7, good for the 15th best time in school history at 6,000 meters. Rachael Busjahn (Sobieski, Wis./Pulaski) was third for UD.
|19th -||University of Dubuque|
|93 (81)||Brenda Nava||Jr.||24:46.1|
|118 (97)||Fabiola Ortiz||Fr.||25:14.3|
|130 (103)||Rachael Busjahn||Jr.||25:23.5|
|133 (105)||Sam Holen||Jr.||25:25.7|
|236 (152)||Kiersten Wenthold||Fr.||27:09.2|
|333 (188)||Melissa Todman||Fr.||29:44.6|
|361 (199)||Madison Montgomery||Fr.||30:36.5|