BIG RAPIDS - Lake Superior State junior Katie Scott finished 14th among conference competitors and 17th overall at the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Championship held Saturday at Ferris State University.
Scott clocked a 23:17.4 to break into the top 20.
The top three women's teams and next two individuals advanced to the NCAA Championships. Grand Valley State, Wayne State and Ferris State were the qualifying teams, while Wisconsin-Parkside's Jessica Monson and Southern Indiana's Mary Ballinger also advanced. Monson was third and Ballinger placed fourth. Wayne State's Rachelle Malette was the overall winner in 21:19.1.
Scott had previous regional finishes of 11th in 2007 and 28th in 2008.