The Lions women's cross country team finished seventh place out of 11 in the team standings Saturday at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational held at Blue River CC in Shelbyville, Ind. It was a pre-conference meet. They will be back in action on Sept. 18 at the National Catholic Championships held at University of Notre Dame.
The team will return to Blue River CC for their HCAC Cross Country Championship race on Oct. 31st.
The Mount had eight runners race in the 6K opening meet of the season, with senior Amanda Shelby (West Chester, OH/Lakota West) pacing the team with a 6th place finish and a time of 24:11.26. Freshman Maria Waters (Cincinnati, OH/Mercy) was the Lions second finisher with a time of 26:22.33 placing in the top 25. There were 96 competitors in the race.