Mississippi Valley State University

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Devilettes Place 2nd at SWAC Cross Country Championship

October 30, 2013

CLINTON, Miss. -- For the second consecutive year, the Mississippi Valley State women's cross country team came one place short of capturing a SWAC title.

The Devilette squad finished second with 99 points Monday at Watson Cross Country Course of Choctaw Trails behind Alabama State for the second straight year.

Just like in 2012, MVSU's Joyce Chumo finished in first place and was named SWAC Athlete of the Year with a time of 17:56.15.

Valley's Keimara Davis palced 18th with a time of 20:43.45 while Tamara Gillard was behind her with a time of 20:47.31.

Savannah Gillard placed 24th with a time of 20:57. 94 and Jovanna Peterson took the 37th spot with a 22:01.83 finish.

Aliah Benson placed 60th with a time of 25:28.71 and Mercy Lagat placed 64th witha 28:37.86 finish.

2013 All-SWAC Women's Cross Country - First Team



Joyce Chumo

Mississippi Valley State

Paige Rankin

Alabama State

Artrailia Lesane

Alabama State

Tatiana Etienne

Alabama State

Kim Wedderburn

Alabama State


2013 All-SWAC Women's Cross Country - Second Team



Teneisha Davis

Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Shantia Wilson

Alabama State

Tiesha Alexander

Grambling State

Soyong Smith

Alabama State

Sabrina Welch

Jackson State