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Prentice, Lee Pace Spider Cross Country at Arkansas
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 10/13/2012
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The University of Richmond men's and women's cross country teams continued their 2012 campaign on Saturday, with the men's team finishing eighth overall and the women's team finishing seventh overall at the 24th Annual Chile Pepper Festival on Saturday at the University of Arkansas.

Leading the way for the Spider women was Jill Prentice, who had an excellent race, finishing third overall in a time of 20:58.60.  Clare Mortez finished in 39th place with a time of 22:13.2, followed closely by teammate Tara Hanley who finished 41st with a time of 22:13.3.  The women's team placed seventh overall with a total time of 1:51:07.10. 

The Spider men's team took eighth overall with a combined time of 2:41:41.30 on Saturday afternoon in Fayetteville.  Ryan Lee finished in 31st place with a time of 31:55.3 to lead Richmond, while teammate Christopher York finished in 46th place with a time of 32:04.01. Andrew Valenski finished in 49th place with a time of 34:06.6.

Next up for the Richmond Spider men's and women's cross country teams will be the Atlantic 10 Championships on October 27.

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Spider Men's 10k  Finishers
39. Ryan Lee 31:55.3|
46. Chris York 32:04.1
49. Andrew Valenski 32:06.6
80. Matthew Groff 32:39.1
100. Adam Owens 32:56.2
119. Conor Phelan 33:13.5
178. Patrick Love 34:04. 6
188. Justin Keefe 34:16.6
190. Kyle Ragan 34:17.7
235. Matthew Barudin 34:50.0

Spider Women's 6k Finishers
3. Jill Prentice 20:58.6
39. Clare Moretz  22:13.2
41. Tara Hanley  22:13.3
77. Stephanie Paradis 22:45.2
89. Roxanne Henningson 22:56.8
101. Elizabeth Schinski 23:06.6
145. Molly Parsons 23:42.9
156. Kelly Bailey 23:52.0

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