The Jayhawk Women’s team finished 9th out of 25 teams at the Lansing Community College Invitational and 2nd out of the 12 Junior Colleges in the race. Their team time of 1:43.42 places them as the 3rd fastest MCC team time ever. They raced past Macomb Community College (currently ranked ahead of the Jayhawks) by 70 pts. Once again the team was lead by Maddy Windberg (Spring Lake HS) with a life time PR of 19:34. Chasing her with their best races of the season were Grace Sweet (Reeths-Puffer HS) 20:15, and Ellie Nausadis (Newago HS) 20:42. Finishing out the scoring with solid races to help the team were Adele Cory (Mona Shores HS) 21:30 and Kendra Johnson (Fruitport HS) 21:39.
“I’m incredibly proud to coach these Jayhawks along with the help of Coach Derrick Cook,” said Coach Mike Smith. “We can’t wait to see what the next few weeks have in store for us.”
They return to action on Friday, 10/12 when they host the Jayhawk Invitational at University Park Golf Course. The men’s 8K starts at 1:00 pm, followed by the women’s 5K a5 1:45 pm.