Cross Country Opens Season
photos by Tim Fitzgerald
The Maverick Cross Country team opened their season last week at the UNO/Creighton Classic held at Chili Greens. UNO placed third in the meet as the Mavericks top five runners finished in places 16-20. Sophomore Lisa Tesarek of Omaha paced the Mavs with a time of 16:21, just edging out freshman Amanda Stauffer of Milford, Nebraska. Freshman Carolina Kunnemann of Imperial, Nebraska ran 16:28 to place third for UNO. Janna Brons and Mary Margaret Nelson were the fourth and fifth finishers as the Mavericks top five runners crossed the line within 25 seconds of one another.