Ashlee Powers Takes Eighth At Notre Dame Invitational

Go smu! Freshman Ashlee Powers finished eighth at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 16:49 in the 5K.
Go smu!
Freshman Ashlee Powers finished eighth at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 16:49 in the 5K.
Go smu!

Sept. 28, 2012

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (SMU) - Ashlee Powers finished eighth overall and was the highest-ranking freshman in the blue group at the Notre Dame Invitational at the Notre Dame Cross Country Course on Friday afternoon.

SMU finished ninth in its group. 145 runners from 18 schools competed in the blue group. Powers finished the 5K with a time of 16:49, beating her time from SMU's last event at the North Texas Invitational by almost 15 seconds.

Senior Mary Alenbratt finished 23rd, clocking in at 17:11, and freshman Karoline Skatteboe took 43rd with a 17:25. Florida State won the group, with Seminoles sophomore Colleen Quigley taking the individual title with a 16:29.

The Mustangs' next event will be the Chile Pepper Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., on Oct. 13.