Inman leads team to fifth-place finish

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – Tracy Inman became the first women’s cross country runner in Northern Kentucky University history to earn All-Great Lakes Valley Conference honors Saturday when she posted an eighth-place finish at the GLVC Championships.

Inman, a sophomore and a graduate of Oak Hills High School, completed the six-kilometer course in 24:00 to post the eighth-place finish and earn All-GLVC honors. NKU’s Anna Moore finished 16th with a time of 24:33, while teammate Kristen Rose posted a 45th-place finish in a time of 26:42.

As a team, the NKU women took fifth place with a score of 133.

It marked the best finish for the NKU women’s program since 1991, when the Norse also captured fifth-place honors.

The University of Southern Indiana captured the women’s team championship with a final score of 27. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville finished second, with a score of 53.

In the men’s race, NKU finished eighth in the 10-kilometer event.

The Norse were led Kevin Arnold’s 48th-place finish in a time of 35:39.

The Norse’s Doug Fulmer posted a 49th-place finish with a time of 35:44. Southern Indiana also took the men’s team title with a score of 40.