The USF women’s cross country team raced against the nation’s best yesterday at the NCAA Championship. Furman in South Carolina hosted the meet.
The Bulls finished 31st overall with 662 points. They were led by senior Tara Quinn who finished 68th with a time of 23 minutes, 50 seconds. Quinn’s twin sister Tiffany placed 177th among the 249 runners at 22:51, and Kristy Fuller finished between the two in 115th place with a time of 21:50. Also running were Conference USA Freshman of the Year Christa Benton with a time of 23:13, Cori Kill with time of 23:44, Ashley McComas with a time of 23:46 and Jen Walczuk with a time of 24:02.
Brigham Young won the team title with a total of 62 points. Tara Chaplin of Arizona won the individual championship with a run of 20:24. Georgia Tech, which beat USF for the Regional Championship, took 26th place with 583 points.
- James Tai