By: Sean Neidig, sports information graduate assistant
Westerville, Ohio - Capital Women's Cross Country started their season with promising results from its returning runners in the Battle of Columbus Meet at Otterbein University on Friday, including two finished in the top five.
Mackenzie Meyers (Ashville, Ohio/Teays Valley) paced all Cap runners with a finish of 19:25.2, good enough for fourth place overall. Hannah Westhoven (Napoleon, Ohio/Napoleon) finished right next to Meyers in fifth with a time of 19:25.4.
As a team, Capital placed third out of four teams. Otterbein White and Otterbein Red finished first and second and Ohio Dominican University finished fourth.
The Cap runners will have their next opportunity to compete on Sept. 16 at the Allegheny Cross Country Classic at Allegheny College.