USD cross-country teams compete in Graphic Edge Invite The University of South Dakota womenâ�?�?s cross country team won the 15th annual Graphic Edge Cross Country Invitational held Saturday at the Don Baker Cross Country Course in Vermillion.�? The Coyote women topped a field of 14 teams for the title, while the USD men placed fifth out of 15 teams at the meet, which was hosted by USD and Mount Marty College.�? Ramsey Fitzsimmons (Jr., Yankton) won the race for the Coyote women with a 5K time of 17:49. She is now 3-for-3 in home cross country meets this season. Kelsey Maloney (Sr., Sioux Falls) also had a big day for the Coyotes as she finished in fourth place overall with a time of 18:27.�? Rounding out the team scoring for USD were Jessica Lundgren (Sr.,�? Truman, MN) in 13th (19:20), Heather Kuhlman (Sr., Nebraska City, NE) in 15th (19:25) and Abby Duling (So., Gregory in 19th (19:34). On the menâ�?�?s side, the Coyotes were led by Rob Gregoire (Jr., Wakonda) who placed fifth with a time of 26:12. Next for USD was Sean Fitzsimmons (Jr., Yankton) in 20th place with a time of 26:57. Andrew Duba (So. Sioux Falls, SD) was close behind in 25th place after posting a time of 27:12. The final team scorers were Nick Beare (Fr., Sioux Falls) in 51st (28:01) and Matt Bump (So., Pierre) in 64th (28:23). The Coyote cross country teams will next be in action on Saturday Nov. 1, in Provo, UT at the Great West Conference meet.
By David Lias For most people in Vermillion, Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson have been merely images on newsprint. The … Read Article