Columbia Runners take 4th at Winthrop Invitational

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Columbia College Cross Country pushed to a 4th place finish out of 12 on Saturday, September 16th at the Winthrop/Adidas Cross Country Invitational. The team ran in the Garnet Division and totaled a finish of 1:55:22 with an average of 23:05 across a 3:00.5 spread.


Times

Sophomore Alyssa Waibel finished first for Columbia. She snatched a 13th place finish out of the 84 runners with a time of 21:13.92 to beat her last 5k finish time of 21:47:44 at the CIU Palmetto State Invitational. Waibel paced in with an average mile time of 6:49.6.

Seniors Irene Requena and Helen Taylor followed second and third for the Koalas placing 32nd and 33rd with times of 23:02.96 and 23:02.98, Taylor beating her last posted time of 24:59:42 by nearly two minutes. 

Lauren Glencross came at 38th with a time of 23:47.12 matching her previous 5k time (23:47:84) almost exactly. Annika Wicht notched 44th with 24:14.38.

Miyonta Mavins closed the race for the Koalas at 27:08.73 finishing 59th.

A full detailing for results can be found here.

Next

Cross Country runs again Saturday, September 30th at USC Aiken for the USCA Pacers College Invitational.


Team Scoring Summary: Garnet Division

Final Standings Score Scoring Order Total Avg. Spread
1 WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN 35 3-4-5-6-17(18)(39) 1:40:44 20:09 2:57.7
2 GEORGIA COLLEGE 42 1-8-10-11-12(14)(15) 1:43:05 20:37 2:19.8
3 SPARTANBURG METHODIST 125 9-16-29-33-38 1:54:19 22:52 3:28.5
4 COLUMBIA (S.C.) 132 13-25-26-31-37(51) 1:55:22 23:05 3:00.5
5 NEWBERRY 141 7-22-27-42-43(45)(47) 1:57:37 23:32 4:52.6
6 COKER 152 2-20-24-48-58(61) 1:59:06 23:50 9:25.5
7 BENEDICT 153 21-23-28-40-41(64) 1:58:33 23:43 2:16.0
8 COLUMBIA INT'L 192 19-34-35-49-55(62) 2:05:11 25:03 5:14.3
9 CLAFLIN 228 36-44-46-50-52(59)(66) 2:10:03 26:01 3:06.1
10 JOHNSON C. SMITH 229 30-32-54-56-57(60)(68) 2:11:12 26:15 4:39.8
11 MORRIS 328 53-63-67-72-73 2:56:33 35:19 14:31.2
12 WILLIAM PEACE 349 65-69-70-71-74 3:10:01 38:01 10:14.1