November 04, 2017

Lady Cats Take 2nd - Four Head to Nationals

Lady Bobcat Cross CountryThe College of the Ozarks' women’s cross country team made a great showing Saturday in the A.I.I. Conference Championship race held in Bettendorf, Iowa.

The Lady Cats finished in second place, behind the powerhouse University of British Columbia  team, by posting a team time of 102:51.8. Seven teams participated in the event.

Senior Torri Holder took 6th place overall, finishing in 19:35.6, with UBC pushing the first five runners over the finish line.  Adeline Holder finished in 9th place (20:27.5), Hannah Duncan came in 10th (20:48.0), Melanie Hall was 11th (20:48.4), and Bethany Marteney rounded out the team score with her 12th place finish (21:12.3).  Team members Bethany Edgar (22:05.2), Kayla Reed (22:09.6), and Naomi Murrell (22:16.2) finished right on their tails at 13th-15th place respectively out of 46 runners.

As a result of Saturday’s race, Lady Cats Torri Holder, Adeline Holder, Hannah Duncan, and Melanie Hall qualified to run in the NAIA National Championship race on November 18th in Vancouver, Washington.

Conratulations, Lady Bobcats!