WVU participates in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational
MORGANTOWN, WV — The West Virginia University cross country team competed in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 8.
Four mountaineers completed the 5 km on Saturday. Second year in red shirt Megane Weaver led the Mountaineers with a 15th-place finish and a career-best 19:36.2.
Plus, freshman in a red shirt Zara Zervos competed for the first time since the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational on September 9, finishing 28th with a time of 20:17.4.
First-year student Grace Wu followed Zervos, clocking 20:30.9 and finishing 42nd. Wu’s time was good for a career best 5k. Freshman in red shirt Case Torchia completed the top four for WVU with a time of 20:42.9 to finish 53rd.
West Virginia was one of 16 schools participating in the women’s 5K at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational, with a total of 135 runners completing the race.
Slippery Rock finished first in the 5k with 46 points.
The Mountaineers return to action at the Penn State National Open in State College, Pa. on Friday, Oct. 14, at the Blue and White Golf Course.
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