September 28, 2012

Guilford Competes at Charlotte Invitational

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Guilford College sophomore Jasmine O'Neill ran the 10th-fastest six-kilometer time in school history Friday at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational in Charlotte, N.C.. Clemson University clinched the top spot in the contest. Guilford was the only NCAA Division III team in the 33-team women's field.

O'Neill notched Guilford's top time and completed the six-kilometer race in 168th place among 233 runners with her 25:55.28 finish.  Rookie Rebecca Reyna (26:58.94) had Guilford's second-fastest time and the 19th-best in school history. Sophomore Emily Cash (30:09.58) recorded Guilford's third-best time.  Junior Colleen Gonzalez (31:59.95) and rookie Jamie Luckhaus (33:07.16) rounded out the Quakers' scoring.  Guilford finished 30th in the 33-team field.

The Quakers' cross country teams will next compete in the Hagan Stone Cross Country Classic at Hagan Stone Park in Greensboro, N.C. October 6.