COLFAX, Wis. – The University of Minnesota Morris women’s cross country team finished its season with a 28th-place showing at the NCAA North Regional, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Saturday.
Briahna Hensel recorded the ninth-fastest time ever for a Cougar runner at an NCAA regional, finishing 106th overall with a time of 24:28.43 on the 6k course.
Kaitlyn Ladwig followed as the second Minnesota Morris runner to cross the line, recording a time of 25:07.99 to place 145th overall. Ilsa Hoaglund joined the UMN Morris top-30 with a finish of 25:27.84 that registered as the 29th-fastest time ever for a Cougar runner on a 6k course.
The final two scorers for Minnesota Morris were Zoe Hoaglund in 194th place (26:41.57) and Chloe Haven in 211th place (28:45.86). Abby Hachmeister (29:53.49) ended her day in 222nd place and Amelia Lund (32:18.10) was 226th.
With the conclusion of the cross country season, Minnesota Morris will now begin to transition to indoor track & field. The first indoor meet of the 2021-22 season is coming up on Dec. 4 when Minnesota State University-Mankato hosts the Chuck Petersen Open.