Women's Cross Country 1999

1999 Season

Roster | Results | Stats

Under the direction of second-year coach Karen Vihstadt, the women’s cross country squad completed its season by placing ninth out of 12 at the MIAC Championships and 12th place out of 25 at the NCAA Central Region Meet in Waverly, Iowa. At the front of the pack for the Gusties was Faith Eskola, who finished second at the MIAC Championships, fifth at the NCAA Central Region Championships and 37th at the NCAA Championships. Eskola's 37th place finish at the NCAA meet is the seventh highest finish in school history. Eskola earned all-conference and all-region honors in addition to honorable mention All-America honors.


Name Yr. Hometown/High School
Teresa Angier JR St. Louis Park, Minn
Valerie Bukstein FY Maple Grove, Minn/Osseo
Danielle Cole FY Forest Lake, Minn
Bridget Daniel FY Burlington, Wisc
Jana Dilley SR Victoria, MN/Chaska
Melinda Erickson FY Cook, MN
Faith Eskola SR Duluth, MN
Andrea Fish SR Bloomington, MN
Ann Fletchall SR Webster City, IA
Laura Graen JR Champlin, MN/Champlin Park
Tracy Grefsrud SO Pelican Rapids, MN
Megan Gunderson JR Highlands Ranch, CO
Brita Hansen SO East Bethel, MN/St. Francis
Lea Howard SO Shoreview, MN/Mounds View
Marika Koenitzer SO Brookfield, WI
Kristen Larson JR Minneapolis, MN/Southwest
Stefanie Lenz JR Alexandria, MN
Jill Liljestrand SR Fargo, ND/South
Jennie Lundgren FY Domsjo, Sweden/Nolasholan
Heather Meyers FY Champaign, Ill/Centennial
Laura Paddack SO Fort Collins, CO/Rocky Mountain
Anna Pouliot FY Maple Plain, MN/Orono
Mindy Rietz JR Austin, MN
Daisy Schmidt SR Tracy, MN
Denae Schuldt SO Rosemount, MN
Ciara Shuttleworth SR Moses Lake, WA
Julie Smiley SR Elk Grove, Ill
Laura Yudt JR Valparaiso, Ind


Date Meet Result
9/4 St. Mary's Invite 3rd out of 7
9/10 St. John's Invite 5th out of 9
9/18 St. Olaf Invite 7th out of 16
9/25 U of M Invite 19th out of 37
10/1 BluGold Invite 7th out of 7
10/16 LaCrosse Invite 20th out of 31
10/30 MIAC Meet @ Como in St. Paul 7th out of 12
11/13 Regional Meet @ Wartburg 7th out of 24
11/20 National Meet @UW-Oshkosh 11:00am