Maroons Finish 4th at UAA Championship

CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago women's cross country team captured fourth place at the 2011 University Athletic Association Championship at Montrose Harbor on the Chicago lakefront.

Senior Rachel Ohman (Solana Beach, Calif./ Torrey Pines) (pictured) finished in 10th place to earn All-UAA Second Team accolades for the third consecutive year. She covered the six-kilometer course in 22:49.

Washington (Mo.) University won its third straight title and eighth in the past 10th years.

Team Results

1. Washington (25)
2. NYU (68)
3. Emory (85)
4. Chicago (114)
5. Case (118)
6. Carnegie Mellon (178)
7. Brandeis (185)
8. Rochester (186)

Maroons' Top Seven

Senior Rachel Ohman (Solana Beach, Calif./ Torrey Pines) - 10th place (22:49)
Senior Jane Simpson (Western Springs, Ill./ Lyons Township) - 23rd place (23:34)
Sophomore Michaela Whitelaw (Strath Haven, Pa./ Swarthmore) - 24th place (23:36)
Senior Sonia Khan (Hoffman Estates, Ill./ Hoffman Estates) - 29th place (23:55)
Junior Sarah Peluse (Buffalo Grove, Ill./ Buffalo Grove) - 32nd place (23:58)
Junior Kayla McDonald (Summit, N.J./ Summit) - 39th place (24:15)
Junior Julia Siezk (Dayton, Ohio/ Oakwood) - 44th place (24:30)

Up Next

Chicago will participate in the Midwest Regional Championship in two weeks (Nov. 12) at Augustana College.