Women's Cross Country

Horrocks leads the Seasiders to third place finish

Horrocks leads the Seasiders to third place finish

KAHUKU, Hawaii – Jessica Horrocks placed seventh to lead BYU-Hawaii women's cross country to a third place finish at the Hawaii Pacific University Invitational on Saturday morning.

Alaska Anchorage was near perfect with a team score of 16 and placed seven runners in the top 10. Hawaii Pacific finished second with 51 team points and two top-10 finishers. The Seasiders were third with 69 points, while Hawaii-Hilo and Chaminade rounded out the field with point totals of 124 and 136 respectively.

Horrocks finished in 19:18.6 to pace the Seasiders for the third consecutive race. Olivia Rivera was the next to cross the finish line with a time of 20:09.7. Lindi Young led a pack of four BYU-Hawaii runners across the line finishing 17th with a time of 20:16.3. Jolie Nelson (20:22.8, 18th), Malacie Jorgenson (20:33.5, 19th) and Amanda Turnbull (20:37.5, 20th) followed closely behind.

Julia Taylor was the last displacement runner to cross for the Seasiders, finishing 25th in 21:08.4.

BYU-Hawaii will have a week off before hosting their lone home meet of the year on Sept. 26 at 7:30 a.m. HST.

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