Abby Kohut-Jackson-Ballard-Minnesota 
©Craig Lassig

Kohut-Jackson is Gopher’s Number Two at Big Tens

 Abby Kohut-Jackson-Ballard-Minnesota ©Golden Gophers Athletics 2018

Abby Kohut-Jackson-Ballard-Minnesota
©Golden Gophers Athletics 2018

Anastasia Korzenowski and Alec Bastenled the Golden Gopher cross country program as the Maroon & Gold competed at the 2019 Big Ten Conference Cross Country Championships at Ohio State University Golf Club on Sunday morning.

Courtesy Golden Gopher Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Abby Kohut-Jackson-Ballard-Minnesota ©Craig Lassig

The Gopher women placed seventh in the team race with 145 points led by Korzenowski’s seventh-place individual showing. Korzenowski led the Maroon & Gold for the fourth time this season in a career-best 20:27.6 for the six-kilometer course. Abby Kohut-Jackson (24th, 21:01.3), Jaycie Thomsen(30th, 21:10.2), Sarah Werking (40th, career-best 21:15.4), and Lindsey Greenlund (47th, career-best 21:20.4) completed Minnesota’s top five scorers. Michigan State took home the women’s team title with 56 points while Wisconsin’s Alicia Monson defended her B1G individual crown (20:05.4).

Big Ten Championships, Gopher Women’s Results
7. Anastasia Korzenowski, 20:27.6 (PR)
24. Abby Kohut-Jackson, 21:01.3
30. Jaycie Thomsen, 21:10.2
41. Sarah Werking, 21:15.4 (PR)
47. Lindsey Greenlund, 21:20.4 (PR)
61. Carissa Dock, 21:35.5
63. Olivia Hummel, 21:36.9
67. Tate Sweeney, 21:43.7 (Season-Best)
81. Zetta Mason, 22:10.5

Notable
With her seventh place finish, Korzenowski earned a place on the All-Big Ten First Team. The award marks the first All-B1G award of Korzenowski’s career.

Up Next: Fall Finale/Rocky’s Run/NCAA Midwest Regional 
The Gophers split up next weekend with the men running at St. John’s Fall Finale in Collegeville, Minn., on Friday, Nov. 8 and the women hosting Rocky’s Run at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sunday, Nov. 10. The teams reunite the following weekend for the NCAA Midwest Regional in Stillwater, Okla., on Friday, Nov. 15.