Taylor Ewert Rolls In NCAA Debut, Arkansas Women Win

Photo Credit: Arkansas Sports 


Beavercreek (OH) gaduate and Gatorade National Track and Field Athlete of the Year Taylor Ewert got her NCAA career off to a rousing start on Saturday, winning her first collegiate race at the SEC Preview in Baton Rouge. 

Ewert ran 16:53.70 for 5K, setting a new lifetime best for the distance as she paced the Razorbacks, the defending NCAA champions in cross country, to a perfect 15 points over a ranked Ole Miss and LSU, Mississippi State and Texas A&M. 

Freshman Corie Smith, a graduate of Buchanan (CA), was fifth overall and former Keller (TX) standout Isabel Van Camp, a sophomore, was ninth. Freshman London Culbreath, a graduate of McKinney North, did not compete. 

SEC Preview Individual Results

WOMENS 5000 METER RUN FINALS	
PLACE	ATHLETE		TEAM	RESULT	POINTS
1	Taylor Ewert		University of Arkansas	16:53.70	1
2	Abby Gray		University of Arkansas	16:55.20	2
3	Logan Morris		University of Arkansas	17:02.80	3
4	Lauren Gregory		University of Arkansas	17:07.60	4
5	Corie Smith		University of Arkansas	17:13.30	5




SEC Preview Team Results

TEAM SCORES
PLACE	TEAM	POINTS	SCORERS	TIMES
1	University of Arkansas	15	1+2+3+4+5 (9+13)	0:19 1-5 Split | 17:02 Avg
2	University of Mississippi	46	6+7+10+11+12 (14+22)	0:22 1-5 Split | 17:33 Avg
3	Louisiana State University (LSU)	96	15+17+19+21+24 (26+33)	0:40 1-5 Split | 18:13 Avg
4	Mississippi State University	103	8+20+23+25+27 (28+30)	1:26 1-5 Split | 18:21 Avg
5	Texas A&M University	126	16+18+29+31+32	1:33 1-5 Split | 18:47 Avg