Sept. 8, 2001

NKU TEAMS FINISH 9TH AT MIAMI

Norse men & women compete at RedHawk Invitational

OXFORD, Ohio - The Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s cross country teams both posted ninth-place finishes Saturday at the RedHawk Invitational, which was hosted by Miami (Ohio) University.

The NKU men were paced by Doug Fulmer, who took 35th place in the eight-kilometer race with a time of 28:18. The NKU women’s top performer was Elaine Koenig, who completed the five-kilometer event in 20:08 (32nd place).

RedHawk Invitational

(Men’s, 8 kilometers)

Men’s Team Scores: 1. Miami (Ohio) 38, 2. Cincinnati 57, 3. Ball State 86, 4. Youngstown State 88, 5. Cumberland 100, 6. Louisville 195, 7. Wright State 200, 8. IUPUI 201, 9. NKU 241.

NKU Men’s Individuals: 35. Doug Fulmer 28:18; 59. Kevin Arnold 28:56; 63. Brian Alessandro 29:04; 65. Pat Sullivan 29:05; 68. Ryan Carskadon 29:11; 3. Joe Beck 29:37; 78. Kevin Alessandro 29:57; 79. Chris Snow 30:04.

(Women’s, 5 kilometers)

Women's Team Scores: 1. Miami (Ohio) 48, 2. Ball State 49, 3. Michigan 54, 4. Wright State 143, 5. Youngstown State 157, 6. Louisville 171, 7. IUPUI 179, 8. Cincinnati 192, 9. NKU 253, 10. Cumberland 276.

NKU Women’s Individuals: 32. Elaine Koenig 20:08; 58. Lissa Faulkner 20:49; 67. Erin Engel 21:09; 77. Emily Sand 21:43; 89. Kristen Rose 22:44; 90. Erin Barone 22:48; 91. Anna Moore 22:48; 94. Lori Goetz 22:56; 100. Erin Schmidt 24:30.