Women's Cross Country

Horrocks paces Seasiders

Horrocks paces Seasiders

HILO, Hawaii – Junior Jessica Horrocks finished second at the University of Hawaii-Hilo Cross Country Invitational with a time of 19:53.9 to pace BYU-Hawaii women's cross country to a second place team finish.

Hawaii Pacific took first with 23 team points among the race of inter-island rivals. The Seasiders were nine points behind with 32 total team points, while Chaminade took third with 70 points.

Horrocks finished 11 seconds behind Hawaii Pacific's Allison Carone for the top spot at the invitational. Junior Lindi Young was the next to cross the finish line for BYU-Hawaii with a time of 20:31.8 to place fifth overall.

Sophomore Malacie Jorgensen finished eighth (20:44.1) and freshman Olivia Rivera was ninth (20:49.5) to round out top-10 finishers for the Seasiders. The Sharks placed five in the top 10, while the Vulcans' Anna Baker Mikkelson placed seventh.

BYU-Hawaii junior Julia Taylor was narrowly outkicked by Hawaii Pacific's Gabrielle Wilsot by 0.4 seconds and finished 11th with a time of 20:52.0. Sophomore Amanda Turnbull rounded out the Seasiders' team with a time of 20:58.4 to place 12th.

BYU-Hawaii will race again Saturday at the UH Big Wave 5k at the Kahuku Golf Course.

See full results here.

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