Sophomore Shanoah Souza
Oct. 19, 2013
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (SMU) - The SMU cross country team placed 18th out of 49 schools at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational. The Mustangs defeated USTFCCCA No. 19 ranked Oklahoma State as it finished in 20th place. Sophomore Shanoah Souza paced SMU as she finished 84th (21:20.0) overall out of 340 total runners in the 6k race.
In addition to Oklahoma State, the Mustangs competed against 12 other USTFCCCA ranked schools.
In addition to Souza, sophomore Karoline Skatteboe finished 98th with a time of 21:27.31.
A total of 12.6 seconds separated four Mustangs, including freshmen Tova Magnusson (21:44.72) and Agnes Sjöström (21:46.97), sophomore Holly Archer (21:50.12) and senior Caitlin Keen (21:57.32) as they finished in 139th, 145th, 157th and 182nd place, respectively. Sophomore Melanie Stemper placed 213th in 22:09.07.
SMU remains idle until the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships in Madison, Conn. on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10:00 a.m.
The Mustangs will look to win their fifth conference crown in six years at The American Championships.