Women's Cross Country Finishes Sixth at Atlantic Sun Championship

Nov. 2, 2002

Complete Results

TROY, Ala. - The Jacksonville University women's cross country team finished sixth, while the JU men placed 12th Saturday morning at the Atlantic Sun Cross Country Championship at the Trojan Oaks Golf Course. Freshman Lindsey Moffenbier (McDonough, Ga.) was the top-finisher for the women's team, placing ninth out of 91 competitors, as JU had four runners place in the top 40 in the 5K race. Sophomore Tony Strother (Jacksonville/Bishop Kenny) paced the men finishing 73rd in the 8K race.

Senior Tamsin Anstey (N. Vancouver, B.C.) finished 28th for the Dolphins, who finished sixth in last year's championship hosted by Georgia State, while sophomore Christina Bensi (Troy, N.Y.) finished 38th. Freshmen Karen Edmonds (Green Cove Springs, Fla.) and Jennifer Tyler (Jupiter, Fla.) finished 39th and 48th, respectively, in their first A-Sun championship.

Freshman Ryan Montagna (Auburn, N.Y.) was the top-finisher for the men behind Strother at 79th.

JU Women (Place)                               JU Men (Place)
Lindsey Moffenbier (9), 19:13.17               Tony Strother (73), 31:23.53
Tamsin Anstey (28), 20:08.30                   Ryan Montagna (79), 33:52.71
Christina Bensi (38), 20:27.46                 Chris Emerson (80), 35:22.35
Karen Edmonds (39), 20:31.20                   Matt Schmitt (81), 37:39.71
Jennifer Tyler (48), 21:10.58                  Brian Boone (82), 37:40.01
Chelsea Knight (51), 21:18.53
Rachel Garvin (57), 21:31.93
Laura Winn (64), 21:46.49

Women's Team Scores (Top Ten) Men's Team Scores (Top Ten) Belmont 37 Belmont 23 Samford 81 Samford 67 UCF 118 Georgia St. 77 Georgia St. 137 Troy State 81 Gardner-Webb 147 UCF 161 JU 157 Gardner-Webb 200 Campbell 160 FAU 205 Troy State 169 Mercer 216 FAU 219 Campbell 226 Mercer 228 Stetson 259 Stetson 323 Jax St. 306 Jax St. 380 JU 381