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Bison Cross Country Competes at Doug Watts Open Invitational

Sept. 6 – EDINBORO, Pa. – The Bethany College cross country programs competed in the Doug Watts Open Invitational hosted by Edinboro University on Saturday morning. Both teams finished the day in sixth place. 

The top finishers for the women were seniors Jessica Olson (Moon, Pa./Moon) and Rhianna Petrone (Canonsburg, Pa./Canon-McMillan). Olson finished 53rd (20:56), while Petrone came in 55th with  time of 21:06.

For the men, freshman Donald Bierhals (Cabot, Pa./Knoch) and sophomore Dylan Martinez (Wahiawa, Hawaii/Leilehua) had the best days for the Bison. Bierhals finished 60th with a time of 31:38, while Martinez was 63rd (32:11).

The teams will compete next on Sept. 13 as they host the Bethany Invitational.