Otranto Makes Top-12 Finish at Asheville Invitational

Otranto Makes Top-12 Finish at Asheville Invitational

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Belmont Abbey women's cross country team ran to a fourth-place finish this evening at the Asheville Invitational.  It was the second meet The Abbey has competed in this season.

How it Happened

  • Senior Julia Otranto led the way for the Crusaders, crossing the finish line in 20:05.66, good enough for 12th place overall
  • Junior Hannah Zenker was next in line for Belmont Abbey, and 18th overall, with a 20:49.85 run
  • Freshman Keely Weber also made a top-20 finish, finishing the race in 21:06.73
  • Rachel Lang was right behind Weber, as she completed the course with a time of 21:12.21

Finishing up the Crusader times were:

34. Brigid Lipari, 21:52.88
35. Savannah Lamb, 22:05.30
42. Taylor Rusnak, 22:30.06
52. Jillian Culbertson, 34:40.43
53. Theresa Wilson, 23:48.76
62. Emily Hamilton, 27:01.93
64. Aziza Stansberry, 28:02.24
65. Stephanie Byrd, 28:04.17

View complete meet results here

Up Next

Belmont Abbey will compete in the Queens City Invite on September 28.  That 5K race will begin at 4:30 p.m.