|CAMDEN, S.C. — The Benedict College women’s cross country team opened the 2022 season by finishing sixth out of seven teams at the Carolina Challenge on Saturday.|
Freshman Purity Kibet was Benedict’s top finisher, coming in 19 overall with a time of 20:59.97 in her collegiate debut in the women’s 5K race at Springdale Race Course.
Megan Thompson finished 23rd with a time of 21:24.87. Jane Kiborus finished 29th overall with a time of 22:11.29, Floma Okumu finished 33rd with a time of 22:58.20, Lydia Kosgei ran a 24:44.95 and finished 44th overall, while teammate Torriann Noad was close behind in 45th at 24:56.78. Cavel Barnett ran a personal best with 25:02.41. Eilika Lane was 56th with a time of 28:20.56, while Sinia Massillon finished 58th overall with a 28:53.21.
The Tigers travel to Charlotte to run in the Queen’s University of Charlotte meet at McAlpine Creek on Sept. 23.
Lady Tigers Finish 6th At Carolina Challenge
By: Phinesse Demps