Women's Cross Country Finishes Fifth To Open Season

Women's Cross Country Finishes Fifth To Open Season

Greenville, S.C. – The University of Mount Olive women's cross country team earned a fifth-place finish among non-Division I teams at the Furman Invitational.

Women's Placings: 
Fifth Place Division II Team (11th, 23rd, 27th, 31st, 39th, (44th, 47th))
Location: Furman University Golf Course, Greenville, S.C.


    •Freshman Leah Hanle led the Trojans with an 11th place finish among DII runners in a time of 23:00.56, finishing ahead of 32 Division 1 runners.

    •Fellow freshman Meredith Lorient finished 23rd in the non-DI field with a time of 23:25.48 in her first collegiate action.

    •Rounding out the top 30 finishers was senior Kelsey Valentine, who finished 30th in a time of 23:57.55.


The women's cross country team will be in action again on September 17 in the Kutztown Invitational in Kutztown, Pa.