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Emporia State wins individual and team titles at home invitational

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Emporia State had both an individual champion and a team champion at the 2009 ESU/Planet Sub Cross Country Invitational on Friday at Jones Park. Katie Mona won the women’s individual race while Adam McGovern and Skyler Delmott finished third and fourth overall to lead the Hornet men to the team championship.

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With winds blowing between 20 and 40 miles per hour, Mona won her second straight women’s individual championship with the tenth fastest time in course history. Her time of 18:17.84 was nearly 30 seconds ahead of Northwest Missouri’s Angel Adams. All five ESU scorers placed in the top 20 for the women, but Northwest Missouri had four runners in the top ten to take the team title.

Morgan Frehe ran a personal best of 19:13.57 to place seventh overall for the Hornets. Kathryn Davison placed 12 th for ESU for her third straight top 20 finish at ESU’s only home meet of the year. Christy Weller was 15 th and Jaci Willse was 20 th to round out the Hornet scorers.

McGovern was the top collegiate finisher, just in front of teammate Skyler Delmott to pace the Hornets to their third straight team championship. It was the first time in Skyler Delmott’s career that another Hornet finished in front of him in a cross country race, a span of 21 races. Will Hohmeier was the third ESU runner in the top ten with an eighth place finish. Asher Delmott was 12 th and Dillon Cowing was 23 rd to round out the scoring for the Hornet men.

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ESU will head to the Ollie Isom Invitational in two weeks before returning to Jones Park on October 24 to host the MIAA Championships.

Men’s Individual Top Ten and ESU Results

1 McCullough, Jason Hays Track Club 25:14.44
2 Pohren, Matt Unattached 25:20.92
3 McGovern, Adam Emporia State 25:36.15
4 Delmott, Skyler Emporia State 25:39.82
5 Marquez, Adrian Johnson Co. CC 25:46.58
6 Pursell, TR NW Missouri 25:48.49
7 Diaz, Elias Hays Track Club 25:50.99
8 Hohmeier, Will Emporia State 25:52.62
9 Garrard, Justin Unattached 25:54.43
10 Ternes, Brock Team Old Guys 26:00.09
12 Delmott, Asher Emporia State 26:15.50
23 Cowing, Dillon Emporia State 26:47.86
33 Wayman, Andrew Emporia State 27:10.54
34 Hahn, Ryan Emporia State 27:12.02
38 Dvorak, Chris Emporia State 27:35.18
47 Burns, Cody Emporia State 27:55.71
64 Brokaw, Trey Emporia State 28:57.63

Men’s Team Scores

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1 Emporia State University 31
2 Northwest Missouri State 40
3 Johnson County CC 58
4 Baker University 135
5 Cloud County CC 149
6 Hutchinson CC 187
7 Missouri Valley College 216
8 Neosho County CC 230
8 Ottawa University 230
10 Highland CC 245

Women’s Top Ten and ESU Individual Results

1 Mona, Katie Emporia State 18:17.84
2 Adams, Angela NW Missouri 18:45.18
3 Addo, Megan Nebraska Omaha 18:50.39
4 Yimer, Temer Unattached 18:55.97
5 O’Brien, Anna NW Missouri 19:02.94
6 Brown, Lindsey Baker University 19:07.77
7 Frehe, Morgan Emporia State 19:13.57
8 Hrdlicka, Kayli NW Missouri 19:17.27
9 Harris, Kayla Johnson Co. CC 19:25.01
10 Jantz, Mary NW Missouri 19:27.07
12 Davison, Kathryn Emporia State 19:34.14
15 Weller, Christy Emporia State 19:38.49
20 Willse, Jaci Emporia State 19:47.35
22 Baum, Tiffany Emporia State 19:58.58
31 Bookout, Kylie Emporia State 20:30.00

Women’s Team Scores

1 Northwest Missouri State 34
2 Emporia State University 50
3 Baker University 94
4 Johnson County CC 96
5 Nebraska-Omaha 124
6 College of St. Mary 208
7 Missouri Valley College 215
8 Highland CC 219
9 Tabor College 225
10 Hutchinson CC 227

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