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Lady Tigers Place Third in Furman Cross Country Invitational

Lady Tigers Place Third in Furman Cross Country Invitational

Oct. 8, 2005

Greenville, SC – The Clemson women’s cross country team finished third out of 24 teams at the Furman Invitational on Saturday. Campbell won the team title with 65 points and Eastern Kentucky placed second with 82 points. The Lady Tigers finished third with 102 points, ahead of North Florida (137) and host school Furman (153).

Jennifer Barton once again led the Lady Tigers with her third top 10 finish in four events so far this season. She completed the 5K course in 19:31.51 and placed eighth. Patrice McMillan (19:44.05) and Casey Phillips (19:44.81) finished 14th and 15th for Clemson, respectively.

A pair of freshmen, Ashley Robinson and Elizabeth Embler, completed the scoring for Clemson on Saturday. Robinson placed 35th overall with a time of 20:27.10, while Embler finished 39th in 20:34.26.

The Lady Tigers return to action next Saturday, October 15 to play host to the Clemson Classic.

Furman Invitational Top 10 Team Results 1. Campbell 65 points 2. Eastern Kentucky 82 points 3. Clemson 102 points 4. North Florida 137 points 5. Furman 153 points 6. East Tennessee State 222 points 7. Marshall 255 points 8. Mars Hill 270 points 9. UNC Asheville 281 points 10. University of the Cumberland 323 point

Clemson Individual Results 8. Jennifer Barton 19:31.51 14. Patrice McMillan 19:44.05 15. Casey Phillips 19:44.81 35. Ashley Robinson 20:27.10 39. Elizabeth Embler 20:34.26 41. Sunday Ford 20:43.67 61. Thea Dix 21:10.10 73. Lauren Brewer 21:25.32 79. Lisa Brown 21:31.63 103. Caroline Rash 22:14.40 109. Jennifer Hooten 22:20.08 139. Maggie Zawaski 23:26.86

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