CMU Women's Cross Country Repeats as HAAC Champs

7 years 8 months 1 week ago Saturday, November 03 2012 Nov 3, 2012 Saturday, November 03, 2012 8:51:28 PM CDT November 03, 2012 in Sports
Source: Nicholas Petrone - Press Release

LAMONI, IA -- What does winning back-to-back Heart of America Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Championship look like? Taylor Beaverson's eyes said it all following the meet.

Upon hearing that Central Methodist University had unofficially won its second consecutive conference title, as seven Eagles finished in the top 12 of the 5K, the senior shed tears of joy and shared hugs with teammates and family. The Moberly, Mo., native took third place overall in a time of 18:53 in her final conference championship.

"It feels awesome," said Beaverson when asked about winning back-to-back titles. "I wasn't ready to be done yet. I'm glad I still have two more weeks."

Elise Schreiber, Amber Beaverson and Hailey Breusch finished fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively, to key Central Methodist's effort on Saturday. Schreiber crossed the finish line in 18:56.60. Amber Beaverson had a time of 19:04.60. Breusch finished in 19:06.20.

Tabatha Leaton and Emily Nealley were 11th and 12th overall, respectively, in the final outcome. Leaton posted a finish of 19:21.30. Nealley came in with a time of 19:23.70 in her first league title meet.

Adriana Romero came across the finish line in 19th place in a time of 19:57.70 as all Central Methodist women's cross country runners ran the course under 20 minutes.

Taylor and Amber Beaverson, Schreiber and Breusch were named to the All-HAAC first team. Leaton and Nealley were honorable mention selections.

The Eagles compiled a race-low 32 points and defeated Baker by 30.

The Central Methodist men's cross country team placed fourth in the men's 8K. The team scored 102 points.

A pair of freshmen, Tyler Meierarend and Brett Davis, were the top finishers for the Eagles, placing 11th and 12th, respectively. Meierarend posted a time of 26:33.70. Davis had a finish time of 26:47.10.

Cris Renteria was third on the team and 14th overall with a time of 26:54.10.

All three runners were All-HAAC honorable mention picks.

With its team conference title, the Central Methodist women's cross country squad automatically qualifies for the second straight season for the national championship meet. The 33rd Annual NAIA Women's Cross Country National Championship takes place Saturday, November 17, at the Fort Vancouver National Historical Site in Vancouver, Washington.

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA – Columbia police are investigating an overnight armed robbery that happened in the 1800 block of East Broadway. ... More >>
57 minutes ago Thursday, July 16 2020 Jul 16, 2020 Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:42:00 AM CDT July 16, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA – The Missouri State High School Activities Association has issued plans for reintroducing sports and activities during the coming... More >>
1 hour ago Thursday, July 16 2020 Jul 16, 2020 Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:18:00 AM CDT July 16, 2020 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – According to the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the state's June unemployment rate fell to 7.9%. ... More >>
2 hours ago Thursday, July 16 2020 Jul 16, 2020 Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:37:00 AM CDT July 16, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA- Columbia police officer Andria Heese, who was charged with the death of four-year old Gabriella Curry, is scheduled to... More >>
5 hours ago Thursday, July 16 2020 Jul 16, 2020 Thursday, July 16, 2020 6:49:00 AM CDT July 16, 2020 in News
OSAGE COUNTY- Two people were killed in a crash shortly after 5 p.m. in Osage County. According to the... More >>
8 hours ago Thursday, July 16 2020 Jul 16, 2020 Thursday, July 16, 2020 4:20:00 AM CDT July 16, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA – MU is hosting a virtual panel on Thursday to discuss the university’s work in inclusivity. The goal... More >>
14 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:57:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY —Two employees from the Missouri House of Representatives have tested positive for COVID-19, according to reporting from KSDK... More >>
18 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:18:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
MISSOURI — As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Missouri, state and local officials confirm new case counts daily. ... More >>
20 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:30:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson called for a special session focusing on violent crime in Missouri in a press... More >>
20 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:42:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA - Mayor Brian Treece said the mask ordinance that went into effect last Friday has been an overall success.... More >>
22 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
ST. LOUIS— Roger Goldman, a St. Louis University law professor and attorney, has spent 40 years of his career becoming... More >>
23 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:53:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA — About 600 customers are without power after a power outage Wednesday, according to a tweet from the Boone... More >>
23 hours ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:49:10 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
JEFFERSON CITY — The Sterling Price marker on Moreau Drive in Jefferson City has been in place for more than... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:39:00 PM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
Mizzou head football coach Eli Drinkwitz sported his Mizzou gear while talking to the media about recent recruits, wearing a... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:55:00 AM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
COLUMBIA —MU's head football coach Eli Drinkwitz isn't one to hold back words. During Wednesday's media availability, Drinkwitz spoke... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:48:00 AM CDT July 15, 2020 in Continuous News
As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community. You can... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A U.S. judge has halted the execution of a federal death row inmate whose lawyers... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:02:26 AM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - A man died from multiple gunshot wounds early Wednesday morning in Jeff City. The Jefferson City... More >>
1 day ago Wednesday, July 15 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM CDT July 15, 2020 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 84°
1pm 85°
2pm 85°
3pm 86°
4pm 86°