Mills, a sophomore from Fredericksburg, Va., earns her third weekly award of the year and her second in the last three weeks. Mills finished first overall Saturday to lead the Eagles to the team title at the Hood Invitational. Mills finished the 6-kilometer course with a time 24:29.03, 28-seconds ahead of teammate Molly Smith who finished second.
Women's Cross Country Honor Roll
Taylor Stokes, Guilford College, Freshman
Stokes had the Quakers’ best finish (8th) at the 70-runner North Carolina Collegiate XC Championships… posted the second-fastest six-kilometer time in school history (25:07), which was the second-best time among NCAA Division III contestants in the race.
Jennie Pernisi, Lynchburg College, Senior
Pernisi led LC with a time of 18:51 in the 5-kilomter course at the Paul Short Invitational, good for 47th place. The field was dominated by Division I schools.
Kelly Fauth, Virginia Wesleyan College, Senior
Fauth produced one of her most impressive runs of the season, placing 21st in a field of 290 runners at the Gettysburg Invitational. She helped VWC to a 16th place finish in a field of 25 teams with a time of 25:43.47 on the 6-kilometer course.
Rebecca Bryer, Washington and Lee University, Freshman
Running in her first collegiate race, Bryer was W&L’s top finisher in 16th place, out of 289 competitors, with a time of 24:04 at the Gettysburg Invitational