Women's Cross Country Finishes 4th at Furman Invitational

Women's Cross Country Finishes 4th at Furman Invitational

Greenville, S.C. – The University of Mount Olive women's cross country team finished fourth overall at the Furman Invitational while Leah Hanle finished third overall in the women's 6k.

GAME INFORMATION
Women's Placings: Fourth Place Division II Team (3rd, 13th, 15th, 43rd, (55th, 70th, 80th))
Location: Furman University Golf Course, Greenville, S.C.
Full Results: Click Here

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

    •Leah Hanle claimed a third place finish with a time of 20:49.97 in the women's 6k.
    •Freshman Celine Ritter finished 13th while Meredith Lorient rounded up the top 15.
    •Heidi Murray and Elise Tanner contributed to the team score with 43rd and 55th place finishes.

NOTABLES

    •Leah Hanle knocked off nearly half a minute from her former personal and school record. Hanle's former record was 21:03, while her new record is 20:49.97 in the women's 6,000-meter race.
    •Celine Ritter broke into the top-two with a time of 21:55.17, passing Chelsea Long's 2011 record of 21:57.
    •Meredith Lorient set the fourth fastest time in the women's 6K this weekend at the Furman Invitational coming at 22:07.22.

UP NEXT

The women's cross country team will be in action again on September 23 at the Bulldog Stampede in Wingate, N.C.


Perfect Timing Group - Contractor License                     9/9/2017 - 9:24 AM
                          Furman XC Classic - 9/9/2017                           
                                Furman University                                
 
Event 2  Women 6k Run CC
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    Name                   Year  School                  Finals          Points          
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3 Hanle, Leah            SO    Mount Olive           20:49.97      3
13 Ritter, Celine        FR    Mount Olive           21:55.17      11
15 Lorient, Meredith  SO    Mount Olive           22:07.22      12
43 Murray, Heidi       FR    Mount Olive           23:42.44       36
55 Tanner, Elise        JR     Mount Olive           24:13.85       42
70 Bridges, Julia       SR     Mount Olive           24:43.49       50
80 Sune, Mireia         JR     Mount Olive           25:11.49       55
Team Scores ================================================================================= Rank Team Total 1 2 3 4 5 *6 *7 *8 *9 ================================================================================= Results - Women 1 Furman 18 1 2 4 5 6 9 10 Total Time: 1:44:32.45 Average: 20:54.49 2 Clemson 86 8 13 15 23 27 31 38 Total Time: 1:51:50.03 Average: 22:22.01 3 Lee (Tenn.) 92 14 16 17 20 25 32 33 Total Time: 1:52:16.51 Average: 22:27.31 4 Mount Olive 104 3 11 12 36 42 50 55 Total Time: 1:52:48.65 Average: 22:33.73 5 Emory 112 7 22 26 28 29 35 37 Total Time: 1:53:21.72 Average: 22:40.35