Aggie women with strong start to fall
For Immediate Release
September 25, 2020
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
LAWTON – In their first event of the 2020 fall season, the Aggie women’s cross country team earned a strong first win at the Aggie Duels, repeating their title from last year.
Cameron put together a team total time of 1:45:55 with an average race time of 21:11.0 on their way to the win against Redlands CC. CU had the top six finishers and each runner finished inside the top-10.
Junior Keyanna Patterson led the way from the start, posting the only sub-20 minute time in the 5000 meter race. The Wichita, Kan. native recorded a personal best time of 19:49.0, kicking off her third year as an Aggie on a high note.
Following Patterson close behind was head coach Zach Johnson’s runner-to-watch this year, Jessica Parnell. Parnell, a junior from Cedar Park, Texas, also had a personal best time in the 5K, finishing just a minute behind her teammate with a time of 20:49.0.
Edna Cheptum (21:20.0) and Serah Timbwol (21:51.0) placed third and fourth respectively with sub-22 minute times, followed closely by Vivien Chesire, who rounded out the top-5 with a time of 22:06.0. Additionally, Nancy Jebet (22:23.0) and Alejandra Collier (22:55.0) collected the final points for the Aggies in the win. Violet Torres (23:10.0) and Shianne Taylor (23:55.0) followed up with a pair of 23-minute times.
The Aggies next test will be on Oct. 9 when they compete in the Ranger College Invitation in Ranger, Texas. After that, just one more meet stands between CU and the Lone Star Conference Championship.
2020 Aggie Duels Results (5000 Meter Race)
Kenton Means, ‘15
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