Women seventh, men eighth at Fleet Feet/Earl Jacoby Memorial Cross Country Invitational

Elise Pittman
Elise Pittman

NEW MARKET, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern women finished seventh and the men were eighth today at the Fleet Feet/Earl Jacoby Memorial Cross Country Invitational, hosted by UAH.

The Panthers were the only Division III team competing; all other squads were Division I, II, or NAIA.

Sophomore Elise Pittman was the top women's finisher, coming in 11th in a field of 110 runners with a 5K time of 19:26.2. For the men, sophomore Chris Roberts was BSC's top finisher, placing 18th in the field of 111 with an 8K time of 27:08.9.

The Panthers are back in action in two weeks, competing at the Gulf Coast Cross Country Classic in Mobile, hosted by Spring Hill College, Sept. 26.