The Denison women's cross country squad traveled to Yellow Springs, Ohio for the Pre-NCAC Invitational which was hosted by Wittenberg University at John Bryan State Park. In a preview of the NCAC Championship that will be run at the same site on Oct. 29, DU finished in a tie for fourth place out of seven teams with 84 points. The team champion was Ohio Wesleyan who finished with 56 points.
Out of a field of 97 runners, Denison was led by senior Victoria Pottieger who finished in ninth place overall with a time of 19:55.5 on the 5,000 meter course. Junior Michelle Clark followed in 12th place with a time of 20:02.6 and senior Ani Mutafova was 17th in 20:19.1
Capital University's Emma McCarron won the event with a time of 18:59.0. She outdistanced second-place Jenn Willett of Kenyon by more than 13 seconds.