PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Spring Hill College women's cross country team finished 7th out of 10 teams at the Gulf Coast Stampede host by the University of West Florida in Pensacola on Saturday.
As a team, the Badgers scored 186 points and averaged 21:46.80 over the 5-kilometer course and finished in a total team time of 1:48:54.
Junior Kate Imwalle from Mobile's McGill-Toolen Catholic High, was the top SHC finisher with a 14th place finish out of 84 runners in a time of 19:46.30, placing as the 16th best SHC women's 5-kilometer time in program history.
Sophomore Payton Tanner of Fairhope, Ala., finished in 30th position in 20:44.50 and freshman Emily Dolan of McGill-Toolen was in 39th place at 21:23.10. Senior Ceci Venker of St. Louis, Mo., also scored for the Badgers with a 57th place finish in a time of 23:08.30. Sophomore Kiearstan Carter of Mobile's Murphy High finished the SHC scoring in 59th position at 23:51.80.
Other runners for SHC were junior Emily Stewart of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., in 61st place at 23:58.20, freshman Emily Hill of Pensacola, Fla., was 65th at 24:51.70, and freshman Claire Stewart of Mt. Juliet was 69th at 25:24.30.
The Badgers next run on Friday, October 8, at the Watson Ford Invitational hosted by Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss., at 4:30 p.m.