Missouri women's team wins home cross-country meet

Saturday, September 12, 2009 | 6:21 p.m. CDT; updated 9:35 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 12, 2009

COLUMBIA — The Missouri women's cross-country team won the Missouri Cross Country Challenge on Saturday at A.L. Gustin Golf Course. Katie Vanatta, a freshman, finished first overall for the Tigers in 17:54 in the exhibition meet.  It is the second year in a row that the women's team has won the event.

The Missouri men's team was unable to defending it's title. The Tigers' Phillip King ran a 25:46 to take first place overall, but the Tigers placed second to Kansas.


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