By Kevin Kim, Coordinator of Sports Information and Athletic Events
BEREA, Kentucky --
The Women's Cross Country started off the new season with a 3rd place finish in the Berea College/Centre College Cross Country Jamboree. The women finished 5 points out of 2nd place finishing behind Centre College and Tennessee Wesleyan.
The Mountaineers were led by senior Jamie Welch, who finished 5th overall in the race with a time of 12:24. She followed behind by junior Rachel Malstead who was the only other runner who finished in the top 20 with a time of 13:15. Rounding out the team were senior Ivanna Sabino, sophomore Mary Beth Mellhuish, senior Caitlyn Roberts, senior Hayley Clark, and senior Jenna Hughes, who ran times of 13:17, 13:18, 13:31, 13:34, and 13:47 respectively.
The Mountaineers ended with an overall time of 1:05:45.00 and an average time of 13:09.00.
The Women's Cross Country team will be back in action on September 14th, at the Berea College Mike and Mary Kay Invitational.