University of the Ozarks Wins Arkansas D-III Championships With 27 Points
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Clarksville, Ark. | U of O Cross Country Course
The Eagles bring back the Arkansas D-III Championship trophy. The women scored 27 points, while Hendrix posted 28 points. The Ozarks' women won the title in 2015. Junior Hannah Smith won the individual title and set a new program record.
EAGLES' TIMES AND PLACES
Hannah Smith - 13:29.0 - 1st
Stephanie Alderson - 15:37.6 - 4th
Grasyn Langley - 16:13.1 - 6th
Katelyn Bradley - 16:17.1 - 7th
Chauzney Hooks - 16:58.4 - 9th
Katherine Goins - 17:24.9 - 12th
Areli Moreno - 19:07.7 - 13th
Hannah Smith set the program 2-mile record with a time of 13:29.0. The previous record was 13:41.8, set by Samantha Sparks in 2010.
COACH PROVENCE QUOTE
"We executed our game plan very well. Hannah had a great race to win the individual title, but Stephanie ran a great race and was probably the difference. Overall, this was a great start to the season. Hendrix is a tough team and they ran a great race."
The Eagles' next race will be at the UCA Cross Country Challenge Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. in Conway, Ark.