Women's Cross Country Places 22nd at Disney Classic
Sunday, October 12, 2008

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The FGCU Women’s Cross Country team took 22nd place out of the 44 participating schools at the Walt Disney World Cross Country Classic on Saturday.   Megan Thies led the way for the Eagles with a 69th place finish (19:29.40).  Christine Baird finished in 118th place with a time of 20:43.20.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham won the team competition, placing two runners in the top 5, while Dana Mecke of the University of Texas at San Antonio took the individual title with a time of 17:18.70.


The Eagles will be back in action this Friday at 4:30 PM as they take part in the Stetson Hatter Invitational in DeLand, Fla.