Jackson and Krzesinski’s All-MIAA Performances Lead FHSU to Fourth-Place MIAA Finish

Fort Hays State women’s cross country placed fourth at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Championships, its highest-ever finish in the event since joining the conference in 2006, Saturday morning in Bolivar, Mo. The Tigers were led by Chelsea Jackson and Micki Krzesinski, who turned in All-MIAA Honorable Mention performances.

The Tigers finished with 106 points, just six behind third-place finisher Pittsburg State. Missouri Southern won the event with 44 points, with all five of its scorers in the top 15, while Southwest Baptist finished second with 70 points.

Jackson covered the 6K course in a time of 22:33 to finish 11th overall. Krzesinski finished in 18th in a time of 23:06. The top 10 runners in the race are named All-MIAA, while the 11th through 20th place runners receive honorable mention.

Amanda Morgan was just one place off giving FHSU three all-conference performers as she finished 21st in 23:23. Hannah Robinson was 26th in a time of 23:37, while Shea Bonine rounded out the scoring for FHSU in 23:48. Sydney Lower was the sixth Tiger to cross the line in 34th at 23:54, while Ramsey McCarterwas seventh among her team in 24:10, placing 42nd.

Elizabeth Luckel of Southwest Baptist was the individual champion in a time of 21:38.

The Tigers now have two weeks off before running at the Central Regional in Wayne, Neb., on November 22.

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