FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 06, 2002
Women's Cross Country Opens Season at JU Duals with Clean Sweep

Sept. 6, 2002

Jacksonville, Fla. - The Jacksonville University women's cross country team swept all three dual scores at the JU Duals on the Jacksonville University campus Friday afternoon. The women notched victories over Savannah State (15-50), Georgia Southern (25-30) and Stetson (16-46).

Freshmen Lindsay Moffenbier (McDonough, Ga.) and Karen Edmonds (Green Cove Springs, Fla.), along with sophomore Christina Bensi (Troy, N.Y.) finished first, second and fourth, respectively in the 3K race. Moffenbier edged Edmonds to capture first with a time of 11:54 in a thrilling finish. Assistant coach Jose Fernandez said, "We had a very solid start that exposed some of our strengths and some of our weaknesses."

The men were defeated in all three of their scores with Jacksonville State, Savannah State and Stetson. Sophomore Tony Strother (Jacksonville, Fla.) led the Dolphins, finishing eighth overall in the 5K race.

The Dolphins return to action when they travel to Troy, Ala. for the Conference Preview on Saturday, September 28.

JU Women's Times                                JU Men's Times
Lindsay Moffenbier (1), 11:54                   Tony Strother (8), 19:32
Karen Edmonds (2), 11:55                        Brian Boone (19), 22:20
Christina Bensi (4), 12:28                      Montia Rice (22), 23:03
Tamsi Anstey (8), 12:43                         Ben Bowerman (23), 23:25
Chelsea Knight (11), 13:02                      Sean Duffy (25), 24:40
Laura Winn (12), 13:10                          John Weaver (26), 25:12
Patti Jenkins (14), 13:14
Rachel Garvin (17), 13:27
Jennifer Tyler (20), 13:52
Keiona Frenche (22), 13:57

Women's Team Scores Men's Team Scores JU 25 Georgia Southern 30 Stetson 27 Jacksonville St. 28 JU 16 Stetson 46 Stetson 15 Savannah St. 49 JU 15 Savannah St. 50 Stetson 17 JU 46 Georgia Southern 15 Stetson 43 Jax St. 16 JU 43 Georgia Southern 15 Savannah St. 45 Jax St. 15 Savannah St. 44 Stetson 15 Savannah St. 50 Savannah St. 25 JU 30