Women's CC Struggles at LSC Championship
SAN ANGELO, TEXAS – The Texas A&M-Kingsville women’s cross country team went into the Lone Star Conference Championship meet hosted by Angelo State on Saturday with high hopes, but were unable to make a move up the conference standings.
Nationally ranked Midwestern State won their fourth consecutive team title led by individual champion Brissia Montalvo. She covered the 6-kilometer course in 21:40, 11 seconds ahead of Abilene Christian’s Chloe Susset. The Mustangs had 43 total points easily winning the title.
West Texas A&M followed in the second place with 87 points with Angelo State in third with 106 points. The rest of the teams finished as follows: Abilene Christian (106 points), Eastern New Mexico (111 points), Tarleton State (124 points), Incarnate Word (130 points), Texas A&M-Kingsville (225 points) and Texas A&M-Commerce (251 points).
The Javelinas were led by freshman Rebekah Jimenez (Edinburg/McAllen Memorial HS) who crossed the tape in 39th place in a time of 24:34. Sophomore Marissa Acosta (Alice/Alice HS) was two places behind in 24:39 and Briana Villarreal (La Feria/La Feria HS) was another two places back in 24:43.
The Javelinas will compete at the NCAA South Central Region meet hosted by Midwestern State on November 5.