San Antonio – Led by freshman Ariel Ornelas, the St. Mary’s University women’s cross country team finished 11th at the University of Texas-San Antonio’s Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic on Friday.

Ornelas, a native of Arlington, Texas, finished 69th with a time of 22 minutes, nine seconds.

Following close behind were Raquel Quintero (So., Corpus Christi, Texas) and Michelle Ornelas (Sr., Arlington, Texas), who finished in 22:28 and 22:53, respectively.

Rebekah Rubio, a junior, finished in 23:45, while Kristyn Mathewson (Fr., Honolulu, Hawaii) crossed in 25:09.

Also finishing for the Rattlers were Melissa Solis (So., San Antonio; 26:24), Alyssa Alfaro (Jr., Eagle Pass, Texas; 26:31) and Sandra Perez (Jr., San Antonio; 27:05).     

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