Hicks Ninth, Spartans Third At SF State Invitational

San FranciscoJenna Hicks finished ninth to lead the San Jose State women’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the San Francisco State Invitational Friday afternoon.

Hicks ran the 6K course in 22:59.  Two others had top-20 finishes, led by Elizabeth Raymond at 14th in a time of 23:07 and followed by Arely Marquez at 19th in 23:26.

Five other Spartans finished in the top-30.  Meaghan Vinton ran the course in 23:30 to finish 20th, while Meaghan Vinton was 21st with a time of 23:30.  Nisha Richardson was 22nd with a time of 23:33.  Annaliza Rizo ran in 23:45, good for 26th, while Suzanne Hancock was 27th at 23:47.

St. Thomas won the meet, followed by Chico State and San Jose State.  Katie Theisen from St. Thomas won the race with a time of 21:45.

San Jose State next runs at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Saturday, October 18.

San Francisco State Invitational
Team Results

1.  St. Thomas  50
2.  Chico State 63
3.  San Jose State 80
4.  San Francisco 124
5.  Sacramento State 150
6.  San Francisco State 155
7.  Creighton  174
8.  Sonoma State 210
9.  Pacific  230
10.  Academy of Art 256
11.  CS Monterey Bay  304

Individual Results
1.  Katie Theisen (St. Thomas) 21:45
2.  Anna Bretan (San Francisco State) 21:52
3.  Kelly Russ (St. Thomas) 22:25
4.  Katie Spencer (Chico State) 22:37
5.  Sophia Ditty (San Francisco State) 22:38

San Jose State Results
9.  Jenna Hicks 22:59
14.  Beth Raymond 23:07
19.  Arely Marquez 22:26
20.  Kate Lambdin 23:28
21.  Meaghan Vinton 23:30
22.  Nisha Richardson 23:33
26. Annaliza Rizo 23:45
27.  Suzanne Hancock 23:47
34.  Megan Arias 24:12
38.  Amanda Carlucci 24:20
48. Victoria Smith, 24:43
65.  Lisa Worsham 25:42
70.  Lauren Dubay 25:55
74.  Rebecca Ulrich 26:05
78.  Morgan Hancock 26:29
88.  Alexa Richter 26:59
100.  Talia Gragert 28:16
106. Mira Parfit 29:31
107. Jesica Ponce 29:54

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