Fayetteville-Ark., -- The Missouri Southern women's cross country team, with a split of underclassmen and seniors in the top four team scores, fared well tonight in a dual with the University of Arkansas.
The Lions featured a roster of four seniors, three freshman and a sophomore and ran a competitive group of times. Southern comes into the meet ranked eighth nationally and first regionally, while the Lady Backs are receiving votes in the Division I national poll.
Sophomore Marlee Tegankamp placed 10th overall with a time of 15:07.5 over the 4k course. Senior Olga Bulgarova was 11th with a time of 15:11.1, while Freshman Rachel Schrader was 12th at a 15:17.1 clip. Senior Ashley Siler was13th with a time of 15:20.0, while fellow senior Silvia Pineda placed 15th. Freshman Nicole French was 16th and freshman redshirt Michelle Stevens and senior Victoria Kline placed 17th and 18th, respectively.
Southern will be back in action next weekend when the Lions travel to Central Missouri for the Mule Run.