Conhoff and Smith Start Their Cross-Country Seasons

Rachel Conhoff competes in cross- country. (Submitted photo)

Rachel Conhoff opened her Cross-Country season with the Ursinus College women’s cross-country team at the Shippensburg Piper Alumni/XC Challenge on Sept. 2. Conhoff completed the 4K race in 15:40 with a 6th place finish and 1st place for her team.

Her next race will be the Dutchmen Invitational at Union Canal Tunnel Park in Lebanon, Penn.

Mikaela Smith running in cross- country race. (Submitted photo)

Mikaela Smith, who is using her COVID-19 makeup year to compete one final year for Austin Peay State University, started her Cross-Country season at the Belmont Opener at the Percy Warner’s Park Vaughn’s Creek Cross Country course.

Smith ran the 5K distance in 20:44.08 placing 35th overall and 2nd on her team.

Her next race will be Sept. 17 at the ASUN Pre-Conference cross country race in Huntsville, Ala.