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No. 3 Cougars punch their ticket to nationals

No. 3 BYU women's cross country punched its ticket to nationals Friday morning at Chaparral Ridge Cross Country Course in Lubbock, Texas.

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LUBBOCK, Texas — No. 3 BYU women's cross country punched its ticket to nationals Friday morning at the Chaparral Ridge Cross Country Course. 

The team finished in second place with 59 points earning the automatic bid to the national championship race next Saturday morning in Virginia. 

Carmen Alder finished fourth with a time of 19:30.5 to lead BYU. Aubrey Frentheway was one-tenth of a second behind her to cross the line in fifth. Lexy Halladay-Lowry placed ninth as she finished in 19:47.1. Carlee Hansen and Anastaysia Davis placed 16th and 25th to round out the scoring five for the Cougars. 

Athlete

Place

Time

Carmen Alder 

4th

19:30.5

Aubrey Frentheway

5th

19:30.6

Lexy Halladay-Lowry

9th

19:47.1

Carlee Hansen

16th

19:57.6

Anastaysia Davis

25th

20:16.6

Jacey Harkins-Farmer

26th

20:17.5

Taylor Rohatinsky

38th

20:37.1

Notes

  • Alder, Frentheway, Hansen, Davis and Jacey Harkins-Farmer all recorded personal-best times over 6,000-meters
  • The team qualification marks the ninth-straight for the program 
  • The program has placed in the top 10 at the national meet for seven straight years 

Next up, the Cougars will travel to Earlysville, Virginia. for the NCAA Cross Country Championships Nov. 18 at Panorama Farms.