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Women's Cross Country Wins Gulf Coast Stampede
Saturday, September 29, 2007
FGCU runners Mike Harney and Megan Thies with hardware in hand.
FGCU runners Mike Harney and Megan Thies with hardware in hand.

PENSACOLA, Fla., - The FGCU women’s Cross Country took first place in the Gulf Coast Cross Country Stampede on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles won with a team score of 27 easily outdistancing 2nd place West Florida.  It marked the first team win in school history.

Megan Thies took second overall in the event with a time of 19:31 while freshman classmate Angela Hegge was right behind with a 19:37. Thies set a new school record with her time.  Cadie Sly crossed 5th overall with a 19:41 while Taylor Cooke finished 10 seconds behind for a 6th place finish. Kim Gallagher finished with a mark of 20:49 for an 11th place finish.

The Eagles will be in action again next weekend at the Walt Disney World Sports Invitational in Orlando, Fla.

Results

2 Megan Thies F 19:31

3 Angela Hegge F 19:37

5 Cadie Sly F 19:41

6 Taylor Cooke F 19:51

11 Kim Gallagher F 20:49

(12) Casey Hasten F 21:06

(18) Karey Hasten F 21:55