Women's Cross Country Place Seventh in Season Opener
Saturday, September 6, 2008

The Tennessee State University women’s cross country team finished seventh with 186 points in the Powerade Invitational Cross Country Meet hosted by University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

The women were led in the season opener two-mile meet by Jaleeca Jacobs. Jacobs finished with a time of 14:01 placing 37th overall. Senior Rahab Kagaruki finished 40th overall and second in team scoring for TSU, running the course in 14:20.

In their first meet, Jasmine Jacobs and freshman Camille Zaidieh finished back-to-back in the 43rd and 44th spot. Both athletes were tenths of a second from each other at the 14:34 mark. Pia Perez finished the scoring running the course in 18:37 taking the 51st place.

TSU returns to action on September 20th at the Commodore Classic hosted by Vanderbilt University.