SALISBURY, MD. – Franklin & Marshall's women's cross country team finished eighth at the Don Cathcart Invitational hosted by Salisbury University. The Diplomats finished with 197 points while Christopher Newport took the event with 51 points as the invite featured 15 teams from Division II and III.
Natalie Young from Mary Washington won the invite in 22:21.7.
Grace Adams led F&M with a 27th place finish at 23:20.4, while Julia Zielinski (23:23.2) and Kim Hilfrank (23:35.2) placed 26th and 35th out of 159 participants. Mallory Reed finished the 6k course in 24:15.9, Kathleen McCutcheon turned in 24:44 and Alyssa Taylor also figured into the team scoring with a 24:52.6.
F&M returns to action on Oct. 18th at the Gettysburg Invitational.