Braden Finishes Second at Sundodger

SEATTLE, Wash. Boise State University senior All-American Forest Braden led the Bronco cross country teams at the Sundodger Invitational, Saturday, finishing in second place individually.

 

Braden ran the eight-kilometer race in 23-minutes, 59-seconds, finishing 16-seconds behind men’s invitational champion Scotty Baughs of Chico State.

 

Fellow senior Ty Axtman, who recorded his first-career individual victory last week at the Hampton Inn and Suites Fall Harrier Classic, posted the only other top 20 finish for the Broncos at the event. Axtman finished 12th with a time of 24:29.

 

On the women’s side, sophomore Breanna Sande, who also recorded her first-career individual victory at last week’s Fall Harrier Classic, led the Broncos with a six-kilometer time of 21:46, finishing 36th.

 

As a team, the Bronco men finished in seventh, while the Bronco women finished 11th. Both the men and women continue their season at the Willamette Invitational, Sept. 30, in Salem, Ore.

 

Sundodger Invitational

Lincoln Park; Seattle, Wash.

Sept. 16, 2006

 

Men's Invitational
Team Results:
1. Chico State 40; 2. Washington 82; 3. Wash. State 85; 4. UC Riverside 114; 5. UC Davis 122; 6. Club Northwest 135; 7. Boise State 164; 8. Idaho 228; 9. Gonzaga 250; 10. Santa Clara 275; 11. Seattle Running Club 307; 12. Portland State 331.

 

Boise State Finishers Men

2. Forest Braden                      23:59

13. Ty Axtman                         24:29

43. Stanley Chebii                    25:10

49. Wijnand Rijkenberg            25:25

76. Brandon Christoffersen       26:03

80. Cody Eaton                        26:09

88. Huskey Reed                      26:20

109. Cameron Lockard            27:44

113. Darren Strong                   28:33

 

Women's Invitational
Team Results: 1. Michigan 27; 2. Club Northwest 69; 3. Washington 70; 4. Wash. State 77; 5. UC Riverside 144; 6. Oregon State 205; 7. Portland 241; 8. Santa Clara 256; 9. Seattle Running Club 275; 10. Idaho 284; 11. Boise State 285; 12. UC Davis 312; 13. Portland State 314; 14. Gonzaga 388.

 

Boise State Finishers Women

36. Breanna Sande                   21:46

45. Chaly Jones                        22:03

68. Kendra Hernandez             22:32

99. Heidi Suder                        23:12

107. Meadow Braden              23:26

128. Nicole Mulberry               24:22

 

--broncosports.com--


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