Tegenkamp wins individual title as Lions finish third at Missouri S&T Jockling Jacks Invite

Rolla, Mo. -- Missouri Southern's Marlee Tegenkamp finished the 5k course in a time of 17:56 today to take home the title at the Jockling Jacks Invite hosted by Missouri S&T. 

Tegenkamp was six seconds in front of her nearest competitor as the Lions finished in third place overall as a team, ten points behind first place Harding and seven points behind Pittsburg State. Truman was fourth, followed by Missouri S&T, Northwest Missouri, William Jewell, Drury, Maryville and Lincoln. 

Rachel Schrader placed seventh in a time of 18:38, whiel Olivia Francka and Codi Fritchie placed 19th and 23rd. Maggie Tennal was 31st and Lauren Baeher placed 40th. 

The Lions will have a week off before the MIAA Championships on Oct. 22 as Southern will play host to the event at the MSSU Cross Country Course.