Aug. 31, 2002

NKU MEN PLACE 2ND AT BELLARMINE

Fulmer leads Norse at Chris Jones Memorial Invitational

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University men’s cross country team took second-place honors Saturday with a total of 54 points at the Chris Jones Memorial Invitational, which was hosted by Bellarmine University.

Doug Fulmer was NKU’s top finisher in the eight-kilometer race with a time of 28:21, which was good for fifth place. Freshman Denny Kramer completed the race in 28:49 and took fifth place for the Norse, while freshman Josh Lane posted a 10th-place finish with a time of 29:03.

Bellarmine won the men’s race with a total of 30 points.

The NKU women’s cross country team posted a third-place finish with 48 points. NKU’s Elaine Koenig took second-place honors in the individual competition by completing the five-kilometer course in 19:18.

Anna Moore posted a seventh-place finish with a time of 20:14, and Erin Engel took eighth-place honors with a time of 20:37.

Bellarmine captured first-place honors in the women’s race with a total of 41 points. Centre College was second with 47 points.

Chris Jones Memorial Invitational

(Men's, 8 kilometers)

Men’s Team Scores: 1. Bellarmine 30, 2. NKU 54, 3. Pikeville 86, 4. Centre 106, 5. Lindsey Wilson 136, 6. Campbellsville 138, 7. Oakland City 184.

NKU Men’s Individuals: 5. Doug Fulmer 28:21; 8. Denny Kramer 28:49; 10. Josh Lane 29:03; 15. Marc Teismann 29:19; 19. Ryan Carskadon 29:31; 22. Justin Clark 29:41; 27. Greaham Niemer 30:21; 30. Pat Sullivan 30:32; 31. Joe Beck 30:36; 34. Kevin Arnold 30:51.

(Women's, 5 kilometers)

Women’s Team Scores: 1. Bellarmine 41, 2. Centre 47, 3. NKU 48, 4. Pikeville 104.

NKU Women’s Individuals: 2. Elaine Koenig 19:18; 7. Anna Moore 20:14; 8. Erin Engel 20:37; 14. Tracy Inman 21:53; 24. Lisa Sand 23:26; 28. Lori Goetz 24:07; 29. Emily Sand 24:14; 31. Crystal Brefeld 24:37.