2008 WAC Cross Country Championships
2008 Western Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships
Tickets: This Championship event is FREE of charge.
Parking: Fan parking is available at the New Mexico State Golf Course Parking lot and is free of charge.
- Christa Avena has been
- Avena was named WAC Athlete of the Week twice this season on September 1 and September 29.
- Freshman Jordan Burke posted a PR of 17:45 and recorded a 12th place finish at the Bronco Invitational on October 18. She was also named
- As a team,
Last Year at the 2007 WAC Championships (
LOGAN, Utah Christa Avena finished second overall and Samantha Davis and Natalia Jarawka recorded top-10 finishes to lead the University of Nevada cross country team to a second place finish at the 2007 WAC Cross Country Championships in Logan, Utah Saturday morning.
Avena, Davis and Jarawka were all named to the All-WAC First Team for their efforts in the 5K race held at
Avena was the second runner to cross the finish line Saturday morning, clocking a 17:10.35, nine seconds behind Breanna Sande, who won the individual title.
Avena made a tremendous turnaround in the WAC Championships from a year ago in 2006 she finished 45th overall and ran a 19:42. Avena’s second place finish also marked the second consecutive season a Pack runner has placed second overall at the WAC Championship as Schnbeck finished second overall (17:41) in 2006.
Janet Martinez took 25th (17:59.08) followed by Maritza Garcia who finished 28th (18:06.78). Chelsea Chauvet-Moore came in 29th (18:06.92) while Tiffany Tandy (18:45.61) and Amanda Gramly (18:53.68) finished 44th and 46th respectively. Sara Poindexter finished 54th, running a 19:26.93.
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