HOOVER, AL - The Belmont Abbey women’s cross country team placed 18th out of 20 teams at the Great American Cross Country Festival, held at Spain Park.
Senior Meredith Mahar paced the Crusaders with an 89th place finish, as she crossed the line in 23:45.50. Junior Christine Lotito finished six seconds back of Mahar, clocking a time of 23:51, good for 94th place.
Sophomore Katie Kisbey-Green finished in 121st place, racing to a time of 25:13.10. Teammates Christina Layana and Wendy Dorenbush finished back-to-back, placing in 135th and 136th, respectively, clocking times of 27:55 and 28:04, respectively. Sophomore Kate Grill was the final Abbey finisher, coming in 141st with a time of 28:25.70.
The Crusaders are back in action next Saturday when it travels to Greensboro, NC to race in the Greensboro Pacesetters.