SPRINGFIELD — The Oregon State women's cross-country team had a record-setting day on Friday at the Dellinger Invitational at the Springfield Golf Club. Led by junior Juliana Mount, OSU finished in sixth place in the 10-team race.
Mount was the first Beaver to cross the finish line, completing the 6,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 36.7 seconds. It was the fastest time for a women's 6,000-meter race in school history. The previous mark was held by Emily Weber, who ran 20:24 in 2016.
Senior Holly Cavalluzzo set a new personal record on the way to a 42nd-place finish with a time of 20:15.4, the second-fastest in school history. Sam McKinnon was OSU's third finisher, crossing the line in 20:27.9 to take 53rd.
Other OSU finishers were (54) Audrey Lookner, 20:28.1; (60) Nicole Goecke, 20:41.3; (62) Kala Kopecek, 20:42.0; (65) Greta Van Calcar, 20:45.7; (79) Colette Richter, 21:09.1, and (89) Rebecca Ledsham, 21:212.1.
The Beavers finished ahead of Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, Idaho and Gonzaga. They resume action on Oct. 14 at the bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale, Calif., hosted by Santa Clara.