Lady Bobcats Win Citadel Invitational

Charleston, SC--Freshman Carla Swart (Buford, GA) paced the Bobcats to their second consecutive team title with a personal best time of 19:53 this weekend at The Citadel Invitational at James Island County Park in Charleston, SC. Swart finished 2nd overall in the women's Division II race and was followed by fellow freshmen teammates Ashley May (Chilhowie, VA) and Dana Lindholm (Weaverville, NC) who placed 4th and 6th overall while running 20:31 and 20:55.

Senior Casey Willis (Vale, NC) ran her best race of the season with a time of 21:28; good enough for 12th; while freshman Gina Valenti (Washington, NC) finished 15th in a time of 21:59. Claire Weeks (Pine Level, NC) and Demarea Colson (Chesapeake, VA) recorded their best times of the year as well in this race.

"We are still fighting some illnesses, so for us to put together a performance like this, I am very proud of these young women," said Craig McPhail.

Next up for the Bobcats will be the 9th annual Bobcat Invitational with the women running at 9:15 a.m. this Saturday at the Lees-McRae Athletic Complex.

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