Women's Cross Country Takes Second At Marlin Invitational

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. The Southern Virginia Women's Cross Country team opened the season on the road at the Marlin invitational, and took second behind Virginia Wesleyan, 15-40. The Knights had a runner finish in the top six, as Leila Schultz finished with a time of 27.11 over the 5808 meter course.

Cassie Cooper finished two minutes later, and helped the Knights' overall scores. Laura Richie and Maddie Jeppson rounded out the top-ten, as they finished at 31.19, and 32.15 respectively.

SVU now turns its attention to a Sep. 11 trip to Lexington, Va. and a place in the Generals Invitational. The invitational is hosted by Washington and Lee University.