The NMJC Thunderbird Cross Country continued its season at the Texas Tech Open. The T-Birds finished 4th out of non NCAA D1 Teams. They were 1st out of the NJCAA schools at the meet.
The team was led by strong front running by the team's top three runners. Esther Gitahi won the race in a time of 17:32. This time puts her number two all-time at NMJC. Teresha Jacobs was 6th in the non NCAA D1 scoring and 7th overall. Her time of 18:44 puts her tied for 8th all-time at NMJC. Lastly, Sharon Jerono was 13th in the non NCAA D1 scoring and 21st overall.
NEXT UP: The T-Birds will head to Snyder, TX to compete in the Western Texas College Invitational on Saturday, September 16th.
Non-NCAA D1/Overall Place
1st /1st Esther Gitahi 17:32
6th/ 7th Teresha Jacobs 18:44
13th/ 21st Sharon Jerono 19:30
31st/ 44th Cynthia Kipserem 20:42
78th/ 94th Christine Moss 26:12
79th/ 95th Abbigale Butler 26:26
83rd/ 99th Mercy Cherotich 28:17
- West Texas A&M 59 points
- Wayland Baptist 66 points
- Midwestern State 68 points
- New Mexico Junior College 105 points
- South Plains 116 points
- Eastern New Mexico 157 points
- Lubbock Christian 160 points
- UT- Permian Basin 207 points
- Odessa 245 points
- University of the Southwest 279 points