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Oklahoma scene: Oklahoma State wins Chile Pepper Invitational

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: October 13, 2012

Oklahoma State's men's cross country team won its third straight meet Saturday at the Chile Pepper Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.

The women's team finished second.

The second-ranked Cowboys took six of the top 10 spots, with Girma Mecheso finishing second with a time of 30:13.8. Teammates Kirubel Erassa (30:17.4), Shadrack Kipchirchir (30:19.0), Shane Moskowitz (30:25.6) and Fabian Clarkson (30.25.9) finished third through sixth, respectfully.

Monika Juodeskaite led the Cowgirls with a second-place finish at 20:54.3, moving her into ninth all-time on OSU's 6,000-meter records list.

Both teams return to action Oct. 27 at the Big 12 Championships in Austin, Texas.


Oklahoma's Costin Paval and Dane Webb advanced to the second day of qualifying at the USA F28 Futures Tournament in Mansfield, Texas, on Saturday.

Paval beat Leonard Ivic 6-1, 6-1. Webb beat Brayner Carvalho 6-0, 6-0.

Paval will face Carlos Di Laura and Webb will face Charles Boyce on Sunday.


Jim Woodward, the PGA teaching professional at Oak Treen National Golf Club in Edmond, shot a 6-under 66 to match the course record at Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and take a 54-hole lead in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship on Saturday.

Woodward has a two-stroke lead over Mike Lawrence, who closed with a 71.

The low 35 scorers after Sunday's final round advance to the 74th Senior PGA Championship in St. Louis.