Women's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country Takes 2nd at Fighting Bee Invitational

Women's Cross Country Takes 2nd at Fighting Bee Invitational

BETTENDORF - The Hawkeye Community College women's cross country team earned a 2nd place finish in the Junior College flight over the weekend as they competed at Crow Creek Park in the Fighting Bee Invitational (5k).

Pacing the RedTails in their runner-up team finish would be the freshman duo of Joanna Topham and Shea Dahlstrom. Topham earned a 16th place finish as she would finish with a final time of 20:50.4. Dahlstrom crossed the finish line with a time of 21:41.0 to finish 29th. The sophomore trio of Atlanta Groeneveld (21:57.6), Mikki Mundus (22:39.0), and Autumn Weekly (24:17.8) also had a strong showing, as they would round out the team scoring for the RedTails. Divine Washington (27:59.6) and Hannah Johnson (30:15.7) also ran very well against the 17-team field.

Women's overall team standings - St. Ambrose 35, Judson 77, College of the Ozarks 94, Mount Mercy 100, Iowa Western 117, Hawkeye CC 180, Olivet Nazarene 197, NIACC 210, Waldorf University 237, William Penn 284, DMACC 316, Silver Lake 325.

Women's junior college standings - Iowa Western 117, Hawkeye CC 180, NIACC 210, DMACC 316.

The RedTails will travel to Mason City next for the NIACC Trent Smith Invitational (8k) on October 13. Meet time is set for 10:00 AM.