Women’s Cross Country Paced by Top-Trio at UF’s Mountain Dew Invitational

Women’s Cross Country Paced by Top-Trio at UF’s Mountain Dew Invitational

Gainesville, Fla. – Lynn University's women's cross country program competed at the prestigious Mountain Dew Invitational, hosted by the University of Florida, on Saturday morning, finishing 20th in a combined field of Division-II and Division-I teams.

INSIDE THE MEET:

Location: Mark Bostic Golf Course | Gainesville, Fla.
Race Length: 5k – 3.11 miles
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • A trio of Fighting Knights crossed the finish line within seconds of each other as Hannah Bruckmayer (20:33.46), Taryn Super (20:41.39) and Chase Yoder (20:41.61) made up the Blue and White's top-3.
  • Lynn's second pack featured Alexandra Jones, Donya Dreibelbis and Payton Yoder, whom all finished between 21:39 and 21:55.
  • The Fighting Knights collected a combined team score of 586, finishing ahead of SSC-foes Florida Tech (26th) and Rollins (34th).

BEYOND THE FINISH LINE:

  • Bruckmayer, Super and Yoder made up Lynn's top-3 for the second-consecutive race.
  • Bruckmayer has been the Blue and White's top-finisher in her first two collegiate races, finishing three seconds better than her mark at Florida Tech on Sept. 7.
  • This was the women's programs first-ever appearance at the Mountain Dew Invitational.

UP NEXT:
Lynn will split up its squad for its next competition as some of the Fighting Knights will compete at the Florida Runners Invite on Sept. 27 while a select group will travel to Haggin Oaks, Calif. for the NCAA Pre-Nationals meet on Sept. 28.