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Friday's cross country roundup
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 09/22/2018
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Wofford's women's cross country team
Courtesy: Wofford Athletics

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wofford College men's and women's cross country teams competed on Friday at the Asheville Invitational held on the campus of the Asheville Christian Academy. The men and women both finished second among the Division I teams in their respective races.

In the women's 5K race, Mary Stewart Wilson was the first Terrier to finish with a time of 19:54.25 to place seventh overall. Rebeka Fadgyas was 15th with a time of 20:34.07, while Whitley Elsass took 19th place at 20:53.0. Mia Girardi (21:22.81), Anastasia Burroughs (23:19.01) and Ashley McCreary (24:07.14) also competed for the Terriers.

The men's 8K competition followed and Jack Moody led Wofford with a 20th place finish in 28:05.44. Also running for the Terriers were Walker Gibbs (29:11.84), Ben Boatwright (29:13.48), Dane Szalwinski (30:17.07), and Nick Butler (30:48.37).

Teams competing in the event included UNC Asheville, Gardner-Webb, Wofford, Belmont Abbey, Lees-McRae, Limestone, Mars Hill, Milligan, North Carolina Central and Tennessee Wesleyan. UNC Asheville took first place in both the men's and women's races.

Both the men's and women's teams will be back in action on Saturday, September 29 as the Terriers will compete at the Louisville Classic and the Upstate Invitational.

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