Sept. 6, 2008
Paul Limpf, Alex Smyth and Amber Nickelson led the Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams to first- and third-place finishes, respectively, at the first-ever Clash of the Inland Northwest Saturday (Sept. 6) in Spokane, Wash., at Mead High School.
Limpf and the EWU men’s team won the four-team dual scoring meet, a 6,000-meter race. Washington State took second, Gonzaga finished third and the University of Idaho was fourth.
Individually, Limpf won the men’s race with a time of 19:33.6. Sophomore Smyth finished second with a time of 19:42.1.
Washington State took first on the women’s side, followed by Gonzaga in second. EWU was third and Idaho took fourth.
In the 4,000-meter race, Nickelson finished ninth with a time of 16:04.7. Brittney Williams was 19th with a time of 16:48.8.
The Eagles have a bye week before heading to the Sundodger Invitational on Sept. 20 in Seattle, Wash.