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Women's Cross Country - Sat, Oct. 25, 2008
Spring Hill College cross country runner Kate Imwalle took home the women's individual title at the Mobile Rampage hosted by the University of Mobile on Saturday morning.

Imwalle, a freshman from McGill-Toolen who has now placed in Spring Hill's All Time Top 10 Finishing Times list in each of her first four collegiate races, finished the 5,000-meter course in 19:00.62.  Her time placed her third on the Spring Hill College 5k list.  This marks her second consecutive week to win an event.

Following Imwalle for the Lady Badgers were sophomore Maggie Meier (11th, 22:40.04) of St. Louis, sophomore Melanie Ferry (13th, 22:44.88) from Mobile, freshman Ceci Venker (15th, 23:20.70) of St. Louis, sophomore Lynne Fritscher (18th, 24:09.00) of Covington, La., freshman Emily Stewart (20th, 25:00.43) from Mt. Juliet, Tenn., senior Gussie Altman (23rd, 25:26.51) of Biloxi, Miss., and freshman Ashley Derenbecker (29th, 26:32.49) of Bay St. Louis, Miss.  A total of 31 runners competed from four colleges.

In the team competition, Spring Hill placed second to Xavier University (La.) which totaled 35 points while SHC tallied 50 points.

SHC is next scheduled to run at the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championships on November 8 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss.