Meet: Spider Alumni Open
Location: Mechanicsville, Va. (Pole Green Park)
Distance: 2 miles
Team Scoring: 1-Richmond 33, 2-William & Mary 41, 3-George Mason 75, 4-VCU 89
The short story: VCU placed fourth in the 2-mile race with an average time of 12:03.72, a 1.94 second improvement from last year. The Rams were lead by Senior Emily Mulhern, who finished an impressive 3rd overall.
THE FINISH LINE
- In her first meet as a Ram, Mulhern finished with a time of 11:20.9, just .7 off from the second place finisher.
- Juniors Delaney Savedge (11:57.5) and Ashley Brown (12:03.3) placed 20th and 23rd respectively.
- Senior Nichelle Scott ran a 12:12.8, earning a top 30 finish.
- Junior Judith White and Senior Ashley Greenlee finished 39th and 40th with only .7 seconds separating the two runners.
" Today was a good start to the season. Everyone is getting their rhythm back. I'm just excited to see how well we do as the season progresses."
The Rams travel to Cary, N.C. on Friday, Sept. 14 to compete in the Adidas XC Challenge.