KENOSHA, Wis. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan UniversitywomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s cross country team placed second at the Midwest Championships whichwere held Saturday at UW-Parkside. The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats tallied 75 points asNorthwestern won the meet with 64. NMU placed three runners in the top15.
Jane Steiber led the way with a seventh place showing in atime of 18:55. Teammate Kelly Ahern was next one second behind Steiber(18:56). Also finishing in the top 15 was Brooke Rediger in 12thplace with a clocking of 18:59. Scoring points for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats in 22ndplace was Jessica Kalafut (19:21) and Maria Stuber in 26th(19:29). Two other runners competed for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats, but did not score anypoints. Jenny Wiedmeyer was 36th (19:41) and Brittany Coehoornfinished 38th (19:43).
The runners will compete next week at the Ferris StateInvitational (Sept. 24).