JAMESTOWN-- The Jimmie women's cross country team begins the 2017 season at the Cobber Invite, hosted by Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.) College. The race is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m.
Eight runners will comprise this year's squad, with Amber Posner (SR/Cushing, Minn.), Cassidy Peterson (SR/Velva, N.D.), Amber Robinson (JR/Mt. Pleasant, Wis.), Allie Foster (JR/Rugby, N.D.), and Lindi Chadwick (SO/Jamestown, N.D.) returning. New to the team this season are Aly Freitag (SR/Elko, Nev.), Hannah Christenson (SR/Rugby, N.D.), and Danica Brekken (JR/Crookston, Minn.).
Posner and Foster competed at last year's NAIA Cross Country National Championships in Elsah, Ill.
Chadwick posted a top-15 finish at the NSAA conference meet, while Robinson placed 22nd.
The Jimmies will compete at the MSU-Moorhead Twilight Meet on September 8, then head to Crete, Neb., for the Dean White Invitational on September 23. The Jimmie Invitational is scheduled for October 6, and the final meet before the NSAA Championships is October 21 at the Mount Marty (S.D.) Invitational.
Jamestown will host the NSAA Cross Country Championships on November 4.