Sept. 29, 2012
Elinor Kirk led the Blazers with a third place finish on Saturday at the 40th Annual Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational collegiate women's 5K race.
In the 514-person field, Kirk crossed the finish line with a time of 17:32, while teammate Sarah Hudak finished four second behind for fifth place (17:36). The finish marks the second time Kirk has finished in the top-5.
Toronto's Tamara Jewett won the race with a time of 17:17, and with three runners in the top-15, McMaster (105 points) took the team crown. UAB finished the team race in 21st place of 51 teams.
Sophomore Kristie Leybourne finished third for UAB with a time of 19:40 for the 169th position. Senior Rachel Harley with a time of 20:37, while sophomore Jenna Wesley crossed the finish line with a time of 21:26. Senior Pascale Pinard finished with a time of 21:52, and sophomore Kara Woods finished with a time of 22:39.
UAB cross country will be back in action next in Peoria, Ill. for the Bradley Classic on Friday, Oct. 12.
Check UABsports.com for continued coverage of the UAB cross country team.