Friday, November 13, 2015

Allie Ostrander Wins NCAA West Regional, Boise State Women 2nd and Men 5th

SEATTLE, Washington--Boise State freshman Allie Ostrander continued to trounce the competition as she won the individual 6-kilometer at the NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championships this afternoon.

Ostrander led three Broncos in the Top 10 across the finish line, and Coach Corey Ihmels' Broncos finished one point behind powerhouse Oregon for the team title. With the second place finish today, Boise State automatically qualifies for the NCAA National Championships next Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky.

Oregon won with 79 team points to 80 for Boise State, Washington had 105, and Stanford 121. Those four nationally-ranked teams were followed by San Francisco (182), Gonzaga (224), California (234)Arizona State (243), Portland (286) and UCLA (334).

Just as she did at the Mountain West Championships two weeks ago, Ostrander made her move around the 4-k mark and left the field. Ostrander won by over 21 seconds with a time of 20:10.9. Waverly Neer of Oregon was second (20:32.2) while Maddie Meyers of Washington was third (20:37.2). Boise State freshman Brenna Peloquin finished 6/10th's of a second behind Meyers, with Bronco Minttu Hukka fifth in 20:42.2.

Anna Holdiman of Boise State was 34th with a time of 21:22, Charlotte Corless was (21:22.7) while Alexis Fuller finished 63rd in 21:40.4.

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