University of Southern Indiana Women’s Cross Country was victorious out of seven teams while earning a spot to compete for the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship on October 24.
The Screaming Eagles dazzled as they posted 41 points to edge out the hosts from University of Illinois Springfield with 45 points. The teams rounding out the top four and moving on to compete for the GLVC title was University of Indianapolis with 66 points and Lewis University last to qualify with 71 points overall. USI will take on the four qualifying teams that fought their way out of the West Divisional today as well.
Senior Jennifer Comastri again led the Eagles and logged her back to back second-place finish, critical in the scoring for the Eagles. The young talent of the squad shone as a trio of Eagles finished in the top ten behind Comastri to help keep the team score low. Sophomores Aubrey Swart and Mckenna Cavanaugh dashed kicked in for eighth and ninth place, respectively. Freshman Allison Morphew again showing she has been a huge addition already as she has added another top ten performance, this time finishing tenth overall and scoring fourth for the Eagles. Senior Doriane Langlois capped off the scoring after clocking in at 12th overall.