Wayne State Women's Cross Country Runs To Fourth Place Showing At GLIAC Championships

Wayne State Women's Cross Country Runs To Fourth Place Showing At GLIAC Championships

Provided by Wayne State


Oct. 22, 2011

Ashland, Ohio – The Wayne State University women's cross country team recorded a fourth place finish at the 2011 GLIAC Championships on Saturday.

Senior Jen Rock (Macomb, Mich. / Utica Eisenhower (Loyola University)) ended the 6k race hosted by Ashland University in 12th (22:54.07) to earn All-GLIAC Second Team honors.

“I'm proud of Jen,” coach Rick Cummins said. “She has grown as a runner immeasurably in the past year. Our team was good today, but we will be better in two weeks at the regional race.”

Junior Chelsie Fuller (Saginaw, Mich. / Freeland) posted a 24th place finish with a time of 23:39.38, while freshman Amanda Brewer (Ionia, Mich. / Ionia) ended her GLIAC Championship debut with a respectable 32nd place finish (23:51.24).

Sophomores Olivia Kwiatkowski (Shelby Twp., Mich. / Utica) (24:18.99) and Jamie Palmer (Vassar, Mich. / Vassar) (24:19.33) crossed the finish line simultaneously in 50th and 51st, respectively.

Fellow sophomore Kayla Gagnon (Riverview, Mich. / Riverview) garnered a 73rd place showing with a time of 25:17.69 and senior Robin Coolsaet (Grosse Ile, Mich. / Grosse Ile) tallied a 78th place mark (25:26.73).

Rounding out the Warriors were junior Samantha Kaufman (Lake Orion, Mich. / Lake Orion) (84th-25:37.90) and sophomore Rachel Bandrow (Orion, Mich. / Lake Orion) (94th-26:26.02).

NEXT RACE: NCAA Midwest Regional hosted by Ferris State University on Nov. 5.

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