JOPLIN, Mo. — The Fort Hays State women's cross country team wrapped up its 2019 schedule with a 13th-place finish at the NCAA Division II Central Region Championships Saturday. Missouri Southern hosted 32 teams and 223 runners in the six-kilometer race at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course. The Tigers accumulated 371 points on the day.

Brooke Navarro led the Tigers with a time of 22:38.11, good for 36th place. Abigail Stewart finished 42nd after crossing the line in 22:43.17. Tessa Durnell moved up seven spots from her regional finish a year ago, placing 81st with a time of 23:17.89. Averi Wilson turned in a time of 23:51.59 to finish in 104th place, while Emily Salmans rounded out the top five in 115th place (24:01.93).

Augustana won the regional with a team total of 41 points. U-Mary, winners of the last two Central Region titles, finished second. MIAA champion Pittsburg State placed third. Ida Narbuvoll of U-Mary won the race with a time of 20:08.11.

After placing sixth at the MIAA Championships, the Tigers were the fifth-best league program this week, defeating Missouri Western, Emporia State, Washburn, Northwest Missouri State, Rogers State and Newman.

Complete FHSU Results

Place - Name - Time

36 - Brooke Navarro - 22:38.2

42 - Abigail Stewart - 22:43.2

81 - Tessa Durnell - 23:17.9

104 - Averi Wilson - 23:51.6

115 - Emily Salmans - 24:02.0

141 - Carson Pierce - 24:35.7

158 - Mya Navarro - 24:59.7