The Denison women's cross country team opened the 2013 season with a victory at the Dayton Flyer 5K. Denison captured the Intercollegiate Division title at the 10-team invitational which featured the likes of Ohio State, IUPUI, Xavier, Northern Kentucky and Wittenberg.
Denison senior Olivia Galano paced the Big Red with a 20th place finish overall thanks to her time of 19:43.8. That time was the best among Intercollegiate competitors. Sophomore Emily Lamm followed in 23rd overall and second in the Intercollegiate Division with a time of 19:58.0. Up next for the Big Red was Abbi Boss who checked in 39th out of the field of 105 runners after crossing the finish in 20:38.1.
Denison will return to action on Sept. 14 at the Rochester (N.Y.) Invitational.