Rock Hill, S.C. - Senior Sally Hart finished 5th in the Winthrop Adidas Invitational on Friday night, leading the Blue Hose to place 5th as a team. Hart ran the 5k in 19:44.8.

Junior Ali Bennett was the second Blue Hose to cross the finish line, placing 11th and finishing in 20:55.3. She was followed by freshman Julia Keen, who ran a 22:02.2 and finished 18th. Junior Kennedy Brooks crossed the line next for PC at 26:32.9 in 32nd place. Rounding out the squad was sophomore Abigayle Winn who finished 37th, running a 31:59.1.

Coastal Carolina's Lisha Van Onselen won the 5k, finishing in 19:03. Winthrop took home the team title with a combined score of 51 points.

The PC women's and men's cross country teams will race again next Friday at the Vertcross Invite. That race will also serve as the preview meet for the Big South Championship.