Cross Country

Lady Bears Places Fifth in Panther XC Classic

RICHMOND, Va. – The Shaw University women's cross country team placed fifth overall at the Panther Cross Country Classic hosted by Virginia Union University Friday afternoon.

In a field of 80 runners, junior Briona May (Hampton, VA) placed 13th overall with a time of 20:35.6 while senior Muriel Evans (Sumter, SC) finished 22nd at 21:55.7 and sophomore Kyla Samders (Hampton, VA) came across the finish line at 23:34.9 (30th overall). 

Winston-Salem State won the race with a total of 26 points, while Virginia Union and Southern Virginia placed second and third, respectively. Domtila Kiplagat won the women's 5k race with a time of 17:36.3, followed by teammate Fawzia Kheir and Kaitlyn Garcia of Southern Virginia for second and third with times of 17:41.2 and 18:31.0.

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