The Iowa State women’s cross country season started Friday in Iowa City, Iowa. The Cyclones earned first place, with a total of 24 team points. Host Iowa took second place with 56 team points.

At the front of the pack swarmed with cardinal and gold as seven Iowa State runners crossed the finish line in the top 10.

Senior Abby Caldwell finished the race first for the Cyclones. Caldwell finished with a 4k time of 14:20.88. Sophomore Karly Ackley finished behind Caldwell with a time of 14:22.05.


Iowa State's Karly Ackley runs in the Distance Medley during the last day of the Drake Relays in Des Moines April 28, 2018. Ackley and the Cyclones finished in third place.

Junior Erinn Stenman-Fahey and sophomore Larkin Chapman were next to finish for the Cyclones, in fifth and sixth place respectively.

Junior Adraiana Kammerer finished in 20th place with a time of 15:01.48, sophomore Anna Herriot finished in 48th place with a time of 16:34.06.

Individual Results:

Abby Caldwell-2nd-14:20.88

Karly Ackley-3rd-14:22.05

Erinn Stenman-Fahey-5th-14:25.33

Larkin Chapman-6th-14:28.60

Gwynee Wright-8th-14:40.12

Morgan Gigandet-10th-14.46.03

Adriana Kammerer-20th-15:01.48

Anna Heerriott-48th-16:34.06

Team Scores:

1.Iowa State-24


3.Iowa Central-85

4.Northern Iowa-86

5.Illinois State-111


Iowa State's next invitational is set on Friday, Sept. 28 in Madison, Wisconsin, and will begin at 11 a.m.

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