Otranto Leads Crusaders in Royals Cross Country Challenge

Otranto Leads Crusaders in Royals Cross Country Challenge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Senior Julia Otranto was the quickest Belmont Abbey runner in today's 5K Royals Cross Country Challenge, hosted by Queens University.

How it Happened

Otranto crossed the finish line with a time of 19:30.  It was her second race this year as the top Abbey runner.  Freshman Keely Weber was next in line for the Crusaders, with a 20:08 race.

Hannah Zenker (20:23), Rachel Lang (20:31), Taylor Rusnak (21:12), Brigid Lipari (21:28) Savannah Lamb (21:41), Theresa Wilson (22:54), Jillian Culbertson (22:57), Emily Hamilton (24:32), Stephanie Byrd (26:41), Aziza Stansberry (27:20), and Madison Cummings (30:40) rounded out the field for The Abbey.

Up Next

The Crusaders will next compete on Saturday, November 3 for the Conference Carolinas Championship.  The event will be hosted by The University of Mount Olive in Mount Olive, N.C.