CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ferrum College's cross country teams competed in the Queen City Invitational, hosted this afternoon by Queens University. On the women's side, Ferrum placed 29th of the 29 teams that competed. Most of the teams entered were NCAA Division I, II and NAIA schools. Ferrum's men ran just four runners and were unable to post a team score.
Duke University won the women's race with a score of 64, eight points better than Liberty University. The Flames won the men's race with a near-perfect score of 18, running away from runner-up and host Queens. at 110.
Sarah Wyatt was Ferrum's top runner, finishing in 2:09 to finish 229th out of 262 runners. Tiffanie Moore, who also plays softball for the Panthers, finished in 26:15 and placed 241st.
On the men's side, Hunter Garman was the Panthers' top runner with a time of 33:19, and a 225th place finish in a field of 250 runner. Alex Johnson finished the course in a time of 37:03 to place 240th.
Coach Mark White's teams will be back in action Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Hagan Stone Classis in Greensboro, North Carolina.