Women's Cross Country Takes Fifth at Lansing Community College Invitational

Women's Cross Country Takes Fifth at Lansing Community College Invitational

LANSING, Mich. - The Calvin women's cross country team took fifth at the Lansing Community College Invitational Friday afternoon with a team score of 97 points.

Calvin had a strong one-two punch at the front of its pack as junior Marissa Hielkema (Lynden, Wash./Lynden Christian HS) was 10th (19:33) and senior Alex Childs (Winfield, KS/Rockford Christian HS) 11th (19:41).

Senior Autumn Vonk (Holland, Mich./Zeeland West HS) was 23rd (20:12) and sophomore Breanna Kooiman (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) 33rd (20:30).

Other Calvin finishers included freshman Carly Halm (Brea, Ca./Brea Olinda HS) in 35th (20:35), freshman Emma Schroer (Wheaton, Il./Wheaton Warrenville-South HS) 36th (20:36), freshman Leah Bishop (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian HS) 41st (20:57), freshman Olivia Umlauf (Lowell, Ind./Hanover Central HS) 53rd (21:22), freshman Maddie Van Ness (Hudson, Wisc./Hudson HS) 81st (22:24), freshman Victoria Lenters (Holland, Mich./Holland Christian HS) 90th (22:40), freshman Jenna Gaffner (Hudsonville, Mich./Unity Christian HS) 96th (22:50) and freshman Lindy Anderson (Milan, Mich./Milan HS) 104th (23:04).

Lansing Community College took first with a team score of 43 points. Kaitlyn Arnold of Alma took first place in a time of 18:15.