STEVENSON, Md. - The Hood College women's cross country team opened the season at the Shannon Henretty Invitational at Stevenson University.
- Jayla Harris finished the 6,000-meter race in 25th place with a time of 27:05.30.
- Lauren Fancella made her collegiate debut with a time of 27:49.26, good for 31st.
- Andrea Christmas ran a 31:50.05 to take 56th, while Miranda Sly's 36:03.95 was 64th.
- Messiah won the meet with a score of 24 points.
- Stevenson, the host, was second with 47 points, led by the individual champion Kelly Winklbauer (23:37.76).
The Blazers head to the Hornet Harrier Invitational on September 23 at Shenandoah University.