Anderson leads the way for women’s cross country at Lock Haven
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. – The Wheeling University women’s cross-country team were back on the course on Saturday when they traveled to the Lock Haven Invitational. They finished in the top 100 in the field of 249 riders as they continue to improve on the road to preparing for the 2021 Mountain East Conference (MEC) Championships on October 23.rd.
Paving the way for the Cardinals was junior Savanaugh Anderson, who finished 60e on the field with a time of 23: 45.5. Anderson regained first place in the peloton for Wheeling and finished 60e on the field while posting his best time of the season. She finished in the top 20 among MEC opponents for the second straight competition and improved her time from her first competition by two minutes against the Bethany College Invitational.
Wheeling’s other finisher was senior Caroline fodor, who finished 91st overall with a time of 24: 25.4 and gave Wheeling two top 100s in the race. Fodor cut her 8km time by one minute in the season opener and showed what she can do against some of the best MEC contests this season.
A total of four MEC teams made the trip to Lock Haven, with the University of Charleston taking second place. With two more races ahead of the MEC Championships on October 23rd, Wheeling hopes to continue improving as they train to compete with the best in the conference.
The Wheeling University women’s cross-country team is back in action on October 9e, when they head to the Carnegie Mellon Invitational.