Nicole Clermont of Boston College crossed the finish line and broke the tape, crying with joy. She was even happier to turn around and see teammate, and friend Kayla Smith finishing second. Grace Ping, a 15-year-old HS runner from Winona, MN was fourth. Another 15-year-old, Heidi Nelson of Katy, TX took sixth.
Aljabaly of U of Wisconsin Wins
Shuaib Aljabaly of the University of Wisconsin, made the last strong move of the race to guarantee the win by four seconds over fellow Big 10 runner Gabriel Mudel of Michigan. Stanford runners Meika Beaudon-Rousse and Charlie Perry took third and fourth places. Yet another Big 10 runner took fifth, Khalid Hussein of Minnesota.