Women Win Mount Olive Invitational
Oct. 22, 2010
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - Resting its entire men’s team and its top women’s runners for the Nov. 1 Conference USA Championship, the East Carolina cross country program sent six women to the Mount Olive Invitational and claimed first place out of six squads. All six individuals placed in the top 20 with freshmen Kelley Miko and Kaylee Bythell finishing in the top five.
Miko finished second overall with a career-best time of 19:06 in the 5K. Bythell was just behind in third place, finishing with her best-ever time, 19:11.
Sophomore Britney Kott also turned in a top-10 performance, checking in sixth overall with a career-best time of 19:20.
The final Pirate runner was sophomore Kirstin Anderson, who came in 20th with a time of 20:26.
East Carolina’s men and women will run at the league meet Nov. 1 at Tulsa, Okla., and will finish the season Nov. 13 at the NCAA Southeast Regional in Louisville, Ky.