WAVERLY, Iowa – Sadie Timms was the top finisher on a Simpson women's cross country team that placed three in the top 20 as the Storm placed third of eight teams at the Dan Huston Invitational on Saturday.
Simpson scored 75 points as a team, racing in back-to-back weeks for the first time this season.
"We backed up last week's impressive performance with another solid showing," head coach Heath Moenck said. "Sadie had an outstanding race to lead us."
Timms cruised to a sixth-place finish, completing the 6k course in 23:43.9. Briana McCloskey (15th, 24:41.3) and Breana Gaster (16th, 24:41.9) also turned in top-20 efforts in the 111-person field.
Simpson has one competition before the Iowa Conference Championship. The Storm go to Wis.-La Crosse in two weeks, on Oct. 17.
SIMPSON TOP FINISHERS
7. Sadie Timms, 23:43.9
15. Briana McCloskey, 24:41.3
16. Breana Gaster, 24:41.9
21. Jessica Gronke, 24:58.8
26. Courtney Neuendorf, 25:16.5
28. Shelby Hunemiller, 25:32.9
39. RaeLea Jones, 26:00.4