Tech Men Win, Women Place Fifth at Northwestern State Invitational
Oct. 4, 2011
NATCHITOCHES, La. - Louisiana Tech's men's cross country team claimed the team title Saturday as Tech won the Northwestern State Invitational in Natchitoches. LA Tech's women's team ran to a fifth-place finish.
Josh Slocum paced the men's squad with an 8k time of 26:21.12 while Kyle Davis ran 26:29.75 to finish sixth. Steven Cortez ran 27:08.34 to finish ninth while Matt Wolfe finished 12th with a time of 27:34.61. Brent Kitto rounded out the scoring runners for Tech with a time of 27:48.14 to finish 14th.
On the women's side, Mary Kate Hays led Tech with a 6k time of 26:04.64 to place 11th overall, leading Tech in its fifth-place finish. Chelsea Dressle finished 25th with a time of 28:53.56 and Taneka Henderson ran 29:58.91 to place 30th. Rounding out the scorers for the women was Dana Ramstad, who ran 31:00.77 to finish 35th.
Louisiana Tech returns to action on Oct. 15 when Tech runs at the Choctaw Open in Clinton, Miss.
For complete coverage of Tech Cross Country, please visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.