September 18, 2004
Cooksey wins Little State title at Indiana Intercollegiate,
Women finish second men third
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.óJunior Heather Cooksey (Brownsburg, Indiana) finished first to lead the University of Southern Indiana womenís cross country team to a second-place finish in the Little State competition of the Indiana Intercollegiate Friday night at Purdue Universityís Varsity Cross Country Course.
Cooksey, who finished the 5k course in 18 minutes, seven seconds, finished fifth in the overall competition, while the womenís squad was eighth out of 25 teams. Sophomore Missy Burgin (Sellersburg, Indiana) was seventh in the Little State competition and 30th overall with a time of 19 minutes, 32 seconds.
Led by senior Doug Schwartz (Centralia, Illinois) and junior Jesse Davis (Bloomington, Indiana), the menís squad finished third in the Little State competition and seventh in the overall competition.
Both Schwartz and Davis finished with a time of 26 minutes, 40 seconds, with Schwartz edging Davis for second in the Little State competition and 13th overall. Davis was third in the Little State competition and 15th overall.
The Screaming Eagles will host the Stegemoller Classic September 25 at the USI Cross Country Course. The menís 8k race will begin at 9:45 a.m., while the womenís 6k race will start at 10:30 a.m.
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