SPARTANBURG, S.C. â€" The Converse College Cross Country team participated in the USC Upstate Eye Opener on Friday afternoon at Milliken Park. The race consisted of a 5k race on a grassy terrain with several hills.
Jamie Connelly paced the Valkyries with a 49th place finish with a time of 21:08.9. Jane Macsay ran a 22:59.7, good enough for 70th. Eden Christopher crossed the line at 24:14 (76th), while Kathryn Frizzell (26:35.2) and Olivia Flint (27:39.3) rounded out the runners for Converse in 84th and 85th places, respectively.
As a team the Valkyries ran a total time of 2:02.38 with an average of 24:32. Anderson won the overall team honors with a time of 1:36.09, while Furmanâ€™s Allie Buchalski took home the individual title after completing the race in 17:26.9.
Converse will be back in action on Saturday, September 9 it travels to Greenville, S.C. to compete at the Furman Classic.