PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Spring Hill College women's cross country team finished in 9th position out of 12 teams at the 13th annual Gulf Coast Stampede hosted by the University of West Florida and held at the Escambia Co. Equestrian Center on Saturday morning.
As a team, the Badgers scored 241 points and ran a total time of 1:51:50.00 in an average time of 22:22.00 over the 5-kilometer course shaving an impressive 17 minutes off their total team time of last week.
Individually, sophomore Katie Dolan from McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in Mobile placed 42nd at 21:34.20 just nipping her older sister senior Emily Dolan who ran a 21:34.60 time for 43rd place.
Senior Anna DeWine of Cedarville, Ohio, posted a time of 22:09.30 for more than a two minute improvement over last week and a 56th place finish. Fellow senior Claire Stewart from Mt. Juliet, Tenn., came in at 68th position in a time of 23:03.50 and freshman Amie Gilbert of Baton Rouge, La., made her collegiate debut in a time of 23:28.40 for 73rd place.
Freshman Holly Gibbens of Hendersonville, Tenn., posted a time of 25:23.80 for 83rd place in her first college event and freshman Jayde Frichter out of McGill-Toolen improved by an incredible four minutes from her first college outing seven days ago with a time of 29:13.00 and 95th place. Freshman Alexis Mogil of Oxford, Ala., also hacked four minutes off her pace with a mark of 30:04.90 in 96th position.
Spring Hill next runs on Friday, October 4, at Watson Ford Invitational hosted by Mississippi College at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, Miss., beginning at 5:15 p.m.