WCC turns in 12th-place finish at WinthropSeptember 18, 2016
ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Brevard College Women’s Cross Country team finished off their third face of the season with a 12th-place turn at the Winthrop/Adidas 33rd Invitational Saturday morning in Rock Hill, S.C.
Wingate would take home the invitational title on the non-division I side, while Catawba, Belmont Abbey, Emmanuel and Benedict rounded out the events top-five teams.
USC-Beaufort’s Betsy Douglas won the overall event with a time of 18:30.69 beating all division I runners, while Catawba’s Hannah Mercer turned in the top South Atlantic Conference time at 19:02.58.
Additionally, the Tornados were led by performances by Olympia Poplin (Ann Arbor, Mich.)25:01.92, senior Madison Smith (Duvall, Wash.) 25:36.96, Mary Gray Davis (Raleigh, N.C) 27:57.57 and Rhyanna Hadden 30:39.20.
The Tornados will take a brief rest for racing action before heading to Asheville, N.C. October 1 to compete in the UNCA CC Challenge.