Fri, Sep. 10, 2004 - [Women's Cross Country]
Aurora, Ill. - With the help of Grace Patino (Aurora, Ill./West Aurora), Christine Schmidt (Chicago, Ill./Moraine Valley CC), and Laura Dignan (Chicago, Ill./Mother McAuley) the Cougars finished fourth out of the 12 teams competing in the 6K Spartan Cross Country Classic held at the Oakhurst Forest Preserve on Friday.
Saint Xavier posted a total time of 2:19:32.00, with an average of 27:54.40 in the race. The top three times for Saint Xavier were 26:44 by Patino (No. 115), 27:44 by Schmidt (No. 116) and Dignan's 27:45 (No. 111).
Other Cougar runners included Lorraine Greene (Oak Lawn, Ill./Mother McAuley) with a time of 28:34 (No. 113), Jessica Mossuto (Oak Forest, Ill./Oak Forest) with a 28:45 (No. 114), Susan Bansley (Chicago, Ill./Mother McAuley) finishing in 29:13 (No. 109), Jessica Bertalmino (Chicago, Ill/Rich East) posting a 31:29 (No. 110), Diana Flerick (Palos Heights,Ill./Moraine Valley CC) contributing a 31:55 (No. 112) and Natali Yousef (Burbank, Ill/Reavis) finishing with a time of 34:46 (No. 117).