Hutchinson CC Sports Information
EMPORIA – Sophomore Sarah Patteson broke 20 minutes and led the No. 6-ranked Hutchinson Community College women's cross country team to a fifth-place finish Saturday morning at the Emporia State University Invitational at Jones Park.
Patteson ran the 5,000 meters in 19 minutes 56.2 seconds to lead Hutchinson Saturday. She was Hutch's only Top 20 runner.
The Blue Dragons had 167 team points. Southwest Baptist dominated the women's team race with 20 points.
This was Hutchinson's first race in three weeks since winning the Missouri Southern Stampede. Not in the lineup on Saturday was No. 1 runner Lisayo Ewoi, who missed the race with an injury.
The Blue Dragons will run at the Fort Hays State Invitational next Saturday in Victoria.