GREEN BAY - The Silver Lake College women's cross cross team opened the 2017 season with a strong showing at the Tom Barry Invitational. The event, hosted by St. Norbert College, was held Saturday, Sept. 2, at Colburn Park.
Freshman Ariel Galoff of Brillion kicked off her college career with an impressive performance, finishing the 5K course 38th overall in 21 minutes, 21.7 seconds.
Junior Matalie Koss of Manitowoc was the second finisher for SLC, crossing the finish line in 90th place in 23:49.4.
Other top finishers for the Lakers included senior Rebecca Krueger of Waukesha (95th in 24:10.6), senior Abby Gerhard of Iron Mountain, Mich. (99th in 24:22.9), sophomore Carla Martinez of Valencia, Spain (126th in 28:05.3) and junior Ashley Joosten of Wisconsin Rapids (135th in 31:23.8).
Overall, the Lakers finished in 10th place, better than three other teams.