BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The Olivet Nazarene University women's cross country team used three top-10 finishes to capture second place at the Midwest Classic on Friday, Sept. 8. The 5k race was held at Aspen Ridge Golf Course and featured four full teams and 61 total runners.
Alexa Beezhold (SR/Saint John, Ind.) paced the Tigers, finishing second overall at 19:48.99. Karalynn Brock (JR/Wilmington, Ill.) finished fourth, crossing the finish line at 20:07.91. Placing sixth was Angela Budach (SO/Woodridge, Ill.), posting a time of 20:17.63.
Rounding out the top five finishers was Sarah White (SR/Mount Zion, Ill.) and Hailey Widder (JR/Washington, Ill.). White finished in 12th place with a time of 20:52.67, while Widder finished seventh in 21:04.60.
Saint Xavier University (Ill.) took first place overall with Olivet close behind in second. Greenville College (Ill.) finished third and Governors State University (Ill.) finished fourth.
Olivet will return to action on Friday, Sept. 22 at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational hosted by Augustana College (Ill.) at the Saukie Golf Course in Rock Island, Illinois. The women's race is scheduled to start at 5:45 p.m.
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