Finishing 7th amongst the college runners, Wolves rookie Jamie Wigmore had the best GPRC placing at the Augustana Open X-Country race in Camrose on Saturday. Wigmore, in her first ever x-country race, covered the hilly 5 km course in 21”xx, 3 minutes behind winner Jessica O’Connell of Calgary.
Other Wolves finishers in the womens race include Amanda Patteson (16th), Kayla Hardy (27th), Stephanie Marcotte (31st), Calla Scott (46th), and Chassity Mohan (48th).
In the team standings, the Wolves placed 5th behind the winning team from MacEwan University.
In the mens 8km race, Hayden Hollowell led an all rookie team to a 5th place finish, with a strong 8th place individual finish. Hollowell stopped the clock at 29:08.
Teammates Joren Manz (20th), Riley Wallace (21st), Vaughan Marriler (36th),and Darren Anctil (39th), and Cody Krantz (49th) were the other Wolves finisher.
MacEwan also won the mens race, a scant two points ahead Lethbridge College.
The Augustana Open was race #4 in the ACAC Grand Prix Series. It was held on the same course that will be used for the ACAC Championship on October 27. Race #5 in the Series takes place in two weeks in Edmonton.
Full results will be posted at http://www.acac.ab.ca/pages/cross-country-running.php