Fresno State Takes on Roadrunners
    Stevie Brumwell led the Bulldogs at the Roadrunner Inviational with a career-best.
    Stevie Brumwell led the Bulldogs at the Roadrunner Inviational with a career-best.

    Sept. 26, 2009

    FRESNO, Calif. - Fresno State took on the Roadrunner Invitational Saturday in Bakersfield, Calif.

    "This was a good chance for some of our team to get out there and score," said cross country coach Sean McManus. "Many of these women don't normally get a chance to score for the team, so this was their chance to step up and contribute for the team. And they did a good job."

    Sophomore Stevie Brumwell led the Bulldogs in the 5K with a career-best in 19:23.40 to take 14th among the 96 competitors.

    "Stevie great job today," said cross country coach Sean McManus. "She ran a PR by over a minute, which is huge."

    Teammate Kelsey Smith, a freshman, filled in the No. 2 spot for Fresno State. Smith timed in at 19:32.10 for 17th in her first collegiate race. Junior Pamela Cruz ran a 20:21.70 for 22nd overall and third for the Bulldogs. Sasha Souder ran a 20:35.10, besting her career-best set in 2007 to take 25th. Junior Jenna Rogers and redshirt-freshman Julianne Warmerdam came in next, taking 28th and 29th respectively. Rogers ran a 20:42.90, while Warmerdam clocked a career-best 20:51.20.

    Jocelyn Oviedo and Alexandria Gambala put in good performances as well, running in the 36th and 37th spots overall. Oviedo, a senior, ran a career-best 21:06.20 in the 5K. Gambala, a freshman, timed a 21:16.20.

    Track All-American Latrisha Jordan posted a 21:55.90. Tiera Hilliard, Brijon Menefield, Cara Montes, Andrea Greenman, Annie Bledsoe and Kamilah Parker all completed the 5K to round out the Fresno State competitors.

     

     

    Women's Results - 4th/4 (96)
    14. Stevie Brumwell, 19:23.40 (14)
    17. Kelsey Smith, 19:34.10 (17)
    22. Pamela Cruz, 20:21.70 (20)
    25. Sasha Souder, 20:35.10 (22)
    28. Jenna Rogers, 20:42.90 (23)
    29. Julianne Warmerdam, 20:51.20 (24)
    36. Jocelyn Oviedo, 21:06.20 (28)
    37. Alexandria Gambala, 21:16.20
    43. Latrisha Jordan, 21:55.90
    48. Tiera Hilliard, 22:27.00
    52. Brijon Menefield, 22:50.20
    58. Cara Montes, 23:53.40
    61. Andrea Greenman, 24:21.00
    64. Annie Bledsoe, 24:49.70
    70. Kamilah Parker, 26:58.00

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