Columbia, S.C.—The Crusaders finished with a time of 1:51.05 as a team, and averaged 22:13 en route to a first place finish at the first ever Columbia International University Invitational on Saturday morning.
The Crusaders were paced by freshmen Monae Boyles who finished third overall with a time of 21:13. Morgan Buchanan and Aline Ribeiro both finished in the top ten with times of 21:58 and 22 minutes flat, while Ali Beam rounded out the top 10 finishers with a time of 22:55.
The Crusaders also had three top 15 finishers in Amanda Ward, Zoe Engwall, and Haley Hardwick. The Crusaders will be back in action on September 28th at the Will Wilson Citadel Invitational.