The Colorado School of Mines women’s cross country team took to the track on Saturday at the Roadrunner Invite, hosted by Metro State. The Lady Orediggers took fourth against six teams including RMAC foes Metro State, UCCS, Regis, and Colorado Christian.
This race was run by freshmen Whitney Schultz, Hanna Barringer, Juliann Coffey and Jill Remmers, and sophomore Susan Frazier. Schultz paced the team on the 6k track, finishing in a time of 25:21 to take 23rd at the event. Barringer finished 25th in a time of 25:30, Coffey finished 41 with a personal best time of 26:48, Remmers placed 45 in 27:15, and Frazer finished in 47 with a time of 27:29 to round out the scoring for the Orediggers.
The young team did well considering the competition, losing to the No. 9 and No. 10 ranked teams. Mines finished fourth with 118 points. Metro was first with 26 points followed by UCCS (31), and Regis (79).
Next up for both Cross teams is the RMAC Championships. This year, the event is on October 26, and is hosted by Western New Mexico.