Sept. 20 – LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College cross country squads competed at the Saint Vincent Invitational on Saturday morning. The women finished 5th out of 14 teams, while the men also competed.
The big winners on the women’s side were senior Jessica Olson (Moon, Pa./Moon) and sophomore Michaela Ross (Wahiawa, Hawaii/Leilehua ). Olson was spectacular, finishing 17th out of 125 runners with a time of 21:15.6. Ross also placed well, finishing with a time of 21:32.3 for 22th place.
The men were led by freshman Donald Bierhals (Cabot, Pa./Knoch) and junior Dillon Handy (Alliance, Ohio/Alliance ). Bierhals ran a time of 32:40.5, while Handy registered in with a time of 34:14.0.
The Bison will compete next on Oct. 4, as they travel to the University of Louisville Invitational.