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Lady Bisons finish fifth at the University of Evansville Invitational
Carolyn Latham
Carolyn Latham

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Lipscomb women’s cross country team finished fifth at the University of Evansville Invitational in Evansville, Ind. on Saturday morning.

Junior Carolyn Latham finished 17th in a field of 188 in her first race of the year. Her time of 18:28.74 paced the Lady Bisons.

Mary Ballinger of Southern Indiana won the 5000 meter race with a time of 17:18.67.

Sophomore Caitin Anderson was second for Lipscomb finishing 30th at 18:45.43. Freshmen Ashley Lehman and Catherine Beals finished 39th and 40th in 19:03.10 and 19:03.50, respectfully.

Sophomore Jenny Randolph finished 61st with a time of 19:24.50. Junior Shannon Shoemake was 78th at 19:49.10.

Southern Illinois won the team competition with 50 points. Lipscomb finished with 182 points with an average time of 18:57.06. The field included 19 teams.

The Lady Bisons are back in action on Nov. 1 in Macon, Ga. in the Atlantic Sun Championship.