Oct. 16, 2015

Results  | Open Race Results 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s cross country team raced to a 31st-place team finish at the adidas Invitational Friday afternoon in Madison, Wis. The highly-competitive meet featured 20 ranked teams in the field.

Senior Sakiko Minagawa led Ohio State with an 84th-place finish in a personal-best 6k time of 20:50.8. Senior Minori Minagawa (21:24.5) finished just shy of a personal-best 6k time, finishing second for the Buckeyes and 147th overall in a time of 21:24.5. Redshirt junior Tammy Berger (153rd, 21:28.1), senior Helen Willman (167th, 21:36.7) and freshman Lilly Saniel-Banrey (179th, 21:42.4) completed the scoring for Ohio State.

No. 1 New Mexico won the team title with a score of 32, followed by No. 11 Arkansas (188) and No. 17 Virginia (217). Ohio State closed the meet with a team score of 730.

Ohio State Results
84.  Sakiko Minagawa, 20:50.8
147.  Minori Minagawa, 21:24.5
153.  Tammy Berger, 21:28.1
167.  Helen Willman, 21:36.7
179.  Lilly Saniel-Banrey, 21:42.4

191.  Brittany Atkinson, 21:48.8
207.  Andrea McArdle, 22:04.4

Open Race
22.  Christine Frederick, 21:28.1
44.  Emily Stoodley, 22:05.2
68.  Rachel Hahn, 22:54.0

Up Next
Ohio State competes at the 2015 Big Ten Championships Nov. 1 in Chicago.