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Mick finishes eighth at Evansville Invitational

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Oct. 15, 2005

Lipscomb senior Ruth Mick finished eighth Saturday to lead the Lady Bisons to a third place finish in the University of Evansville Invitational.

Mick covered the Evansville Cross Country Course in a time of 18:33.93. As a team the Lady Bisons posted a time of 1:36:10.57.

The Lady Bisons finished behind the winner Alabama-Birmingham (1:30:58.78) and second place finisher Valparaiso University (1:33:36.35),

Creighton was fourth followed by Tennessee Tech (fifth), Evansville (sixth) and Murray State (seventh).

Rounding out the individual finishes for the Lady Bisons were Elizabeth Schall in 17th (19:04.07), Susan Worden at 18th (19:13.63), Sam Wood in 21st (19:28.63), Amanda Wright at 28th (19:50.31) and Paige Griffin in 33rd place (20:14.06).

"Our runners are so close on and off the course the synergistic effects benefit us all," notes Coach Karen Robichaud.