USI Athletics
Image of a wcc runner

Meet the Team
Directions to XCC Course
T&F Stats
Quick Facts
XC Outlook
Recent Releases
Camp Info.
Prospective Student Athletes

Coaches & Staff
Varsity Club
WCC Home
Athletics Home
Women's Cross Country/Track and Field

May 04, 2008

Eagles finish fourth at GLVC Championships

Complete Results
USI Results

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.The University of Southern Indiana women's track and field team racked up 68 points to finish fourth at the GLVC Outdoor Championships this weekend.

Mary Ballinger

Sophomore Mary Ballinger (Chesterton, Indiana) led the Screaming Eagles with a first-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and a second-place finish in the 3,000 meters. Ballinger completed the steeplechase with her second NCAA II automatic qualifying time of the year, crossing the finish line in 10 minutes, 57.15 seconds.

Christy Dixon

As a team, the Screaming Eagles had 16 top-10 finishes including eight top-five performances. Sophomore Christy Dixon (Owensboro, Kentucky) was fourth in the 1,500 meters and fifth in the 800 meters, while juniors Allison Shafer (Plainville, Indiana) and Sara Baysden (Shelbyville, Indiana) recorded second-place finishes in the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters, respectively.

Freshman Allison Laird (Greenville, Indiana) was third in the 10,000 meters, while junior Marcia Weflen (Rossville, Indiana) rounded out the Eagles' top-five finishes with a fifth-place showing in the steeplechase.

USI will attempt to record or better NCAA II provisional qualifying times when it returns to action Thursday and Friday at the Dr. Keeler Invitational in Naperville, Illinois. The NCAA II Outdoor Championships are May 22-24 in Walnut, California.

Dan McDonnell,
USI Sports Information

8600 University Boulevard - Evansville, Indiana 47712-3596 812/464-8600

Academics | Prospective Student | Current Student | Athletics
Visitors | Events and News | Administration

Copyright © 2016 University of Southern Indiana All rights reserved.

Head Coach

Assistant Coach

Other Links

2009 Grass Roots Series
-2009 Results
-2008 Results
-2007 Results
-2006 Results
-2005 Results

2008 Night Flight
Entry Form


2008 Snow Flake Derby
-2008 Entry Form
-2008 Results

4k & 5k XC Course

Map to GLVC
NCAA Division II
NCAA Championships
D-II Rankings
Flash Results