Pauley leads Pack at Roadrunner Invite


DENVER (Oct. 7, 2018) - Freshman Claire Pauley (Arvada, Colo.) led the Colorado State University-Pueblo women's cross country team at the Roadrunner Invite Saturday. The ThunderWolves finished eighth in the event at Washington Park, which was hosted by Metropolitan State University of Denver.

The Pack totaled 230 points for eighth place of 12 teams. The squad averaged a time of 2:04:58. The course previewed the NCAA Regional Championships, which is set for Nov. 17. 

Pauley finished 43rd overall and 28th among scoring athletes. She posted a time of 24:10.1 in the 6K race.  

Sophomore Nicole Bouma (Kalispell, Mont.) was next for CSU-Pueblo, as she crossed the finish line in 24:32.7 to place 52nd overall. Freshman Yasmine Hernandez (Johnstown, Colo.) was 66th with a time of 24:51.7. Sophomore Hailey Streff (Madison, S.D.) was 79th when she clocked a time of 25:14 and to close out the scoring for the ThunderWolves, Emily Gueller (Fr., Lucas, Texas) placed 95th with a time of 26:08.8.  

The race was the final tune-up for the Pack before the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships, held Nov. 3 in Arvada, Colo. 

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.