October 23, 2004
Eagle runners finish second,
Cooksey wins womenís title
ALEXANDRIA, Ky.óThe University of Southern Indiana menís and womenís cross country teams each finished second Saturday at the GLVC Championships at A.J. Jolly Park in Alexandria, Kentucky.
Lewis University edged the menís squad by two points, while the University of Wisconsin-Parkside scored a 13-point victory over the womenís squad.
Junior womenís runner Heather Cooksey (Brownsburg, Indiana) won the individual title and was named the GLVC Female Runner of the Year after setting a school-record with her 6k time of 21 minutes, 32.90 seconds.
Sophomore Missy Burgin (Sellersburg, Indiana) finished sixth and joined Cooksey on the All-GLVC team after crossing the finish line with a time of 22 minutes, 51.69 seconds.
Junior Jesse Davis (Bloomington, Indiana) finished second with an 8k time of 25 minutes, 46.22 seconds, to lead the menís squad. Senior Doug Schwartz (Centralia, Illinois) was fourth with a time of 25 minutes, 50.49 seconds. Both earned All-GLVC honors.
The Screaming Eagles will have two weeks off before vying for a spot at the National Championships when they compete at the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional Championships in Edwardsville, Illinois, November 6.
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