Women’s Cross Country Perform at Oberlin Regional Rumble

Photo credit: CU Athletics
Photo credit: CU Athletics

OBERLIN, Ohio– Capital University Women`s Cross Country was divided this week the first group taking on the Jenna Strong Invitational Friday afternoon and the second competing Saturday morning at Oberlin University. The Oberlin Regional Rumble had a large field of 255 runners, where Capital placed 17th out of a field of 29 teams. 

The front runner junior Hannah Westhoven (Napolean, Ohio) came in 43rd out of 255 competitors, and was the first Capital harrier across the 6,000-meter race line in a time of 23:05.4.

Senior pair Sarah Rini (Pickerington, Ohio / Pickerington North) and Gretchen Sauder (Mansfield, Ohio) came in next with season best times of 23:50.1 and 24:43.8 placing 94th and 145th out of the field of 255 athletes.

Sophomore Mackenzie Meyers (Ashville, Ohio) finished the course clocking in at 24:53.9.

Senior Al Corrigan (Burton, Ohio) shaving off a minute from her previous 6,000-meter times coming in at 24:59.7. 

Sophomore Aislynn Brant (Union, Ohio) wrapped up the Capital group in a time of 26:00.8.

The first place team finisher was host Oberlin University (94), closing in close behind was Waynesburg University (96) taking second, and DePauw University (167) rounded out the top three teams.

Capital will host one of the biggest meets of the season next at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championship (Delaware, Ohio) on Oct. 29. The meet will be hosted by Capital at the Columbus State Community College – Delaware Campus. More information on the meet can be found here.