Meet: ECU Pirate Invitational
Location: Greenville, N.C. (Overton's Lake Kristi)
Team Scoring: 1-Elon 40, 2-ECU 50, 3-Norfolk State 67, 4-Western Carolina 81, 5-UNC-Ashville 109
The short story: Three of four Rams runners set new personal records in the ECU Pirate Invitational. VCU did not qualify for team scoring.
THE FINISH LINE
- Junior Delaney Savedge set a new personal record for the 6k as she finished with a time of 21:53.61. This also marked the first time this season that she finished in the top-10 overall.
- Ashley Brown finished just after Savedge, recording a time of 22:20.48. That set a new personal record for her as well.
- Senior Nichelle Scott ran a 22:28.41 (personal record), finishing in the top-15 for the first time this season.
- Junior Judith White rounded things out for the Rams, finishing in the top-50 with a time of 24:17.75.
- The Rams only ran four runners in this race and therefore didn't qualify for team scoring.
HEAD COACH NICOLE COOK
"I'm proud of the team today. They have been working very hard, and today they were able to see some progress from their hard work. I think today was a confidence boost for many of them."
The Rams will compete in the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship on Saturday, October 27th in Mechanicsville, Va. at Pole Green Park.