Saturday, September 9, 2017

Cross Country: Stars’ Finley, Cook win UIS Invite

University of Illinois Springfield seniors Krissy Finley and Eli Cook were the women’s and men’s champions, respectively, at the UIS Invitational. Finley won the 39-runner field by 45 seconds over freshman teammate Lexi Throne.

Finley’s winning time was 14 minutes 59.9 seconds on the 2.49-mile course at the UIS campus.

Cook was first out of 54 runners in 19:28.3. Junior teammate Kenton Wilson finished eight seconds behind Cook for second place.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on September 8, 2017.

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