Oct. 2, 1999
EAGLE, Idaho - The Washington State women's cross country team placed second, while the men took third against various Northwest competitors at the Boise State Cross Country Invitational at Eagle Island State Park Saturday.
Freshman Ian Johnson captured first place in 24:28 over the 8,000 meter course, while fellow Cougar Scott Johnson took fifth in 24:34. Kyle Barker, Simon Kamau and Dan Boniface all cracked the top-25 with 16th, 21st, and 24th place finishes respectively. The Cougars finished behind meet winner Boise State and Eastern Washington.
WSU women placed second behind Ryan Gilmore who clocked in at 18:37 to finish second in the 5,000 meter course. Jaime Miller, Greta Johnson, and Charlotte Neel finished 7th, 8th and 9th in 19:05, 19:06 and 19:21 respectively. All Cougar women finished in the top-25 with a 12th place finish from Lisa Schaures and a 13th place finish by Jenny Filipy. Abby Peters from Boise State won the race in 17:44 and led her team to the meet title.
Cougar cross country action continues October 9 in Pullman at the WSU Cross Country Invitational.
Men's Team Results:
1) Boise State 36. 2) Eastern Washington 55. 3) Washington State 56. 4) Northwest Nazarene 85. 5) Lewis and Clark State 131.
Women's Team Results:
1) Boise State 19. 2) Washington State 38. 3) Lewis and Clark State 83. 4) Northwest Nazarene 91.
WSU Men's Results:
1) Ian Johnson 24:28. 5) Scott Johnson 24:34. 16) Kyle Barker 25:28. 21) Simon Kamau 25:54. 24) Dan Boniface 26:06. 28) Loren Childers 26:32. 34) Clint Boxman 27:35. 36) Jacob Hazelquist 27:50*.
WSU Women's Results:
2) Ryan Gilmore 18:37. 7) Jaime Miller 19:05. 8) Greta Johnson 19:21. 9) Charlotte Neel 19:21. 12) Lisa Schaures 19:59. 13) Jenny Filipy 20:04.
"*" indicates non-scorer.