Sept. 10, 2012
AURORA—Freshman Haley Bolliger’s 41st-place showing in the women’s race led the Carl Sandburg College cross country teams at the Aurora Spartan Classic on Friday at Oakhurst Forest Preserve in Aurora.
Bolliger’s time of 26 minutes, 3 seconds in the 6-kilometer race helped the Chargers take 10th out of 13 teams. Sara Pille was 62nd in 27:05 and Lindsay Beach placed 84th in 28:04. Other runners for the Chargers were freshmen Abbie Billeter (110th, 29:43), Tori Briggs (116th, 30:10) and Amber Schlomer (123rd, 30:50).
Sophomore Derek Foley finished 76th to lead three Chargers finishers in the 8-kilometer men’s race. Foley came across in 28:32 while freshman Jeff Hilgenberg was 128th in 30:22. Sophomore Nathan Wooters crossed in 40:11 to finish 188th.
The Chargers compete next in the Illinois Intercollegiate at 4:15 p.m. Friday at Weibring Golf Course in Normal.