Bridgewater women win ODAC cross-country title

Bridgewater College won its first-ever ODAC title while Olivia Mills (Fredericksburg, Va./Fredericksburg Christian) and BC coach Brian Flynn took home top honors Saturday at the ODAC Cross Country Championship Meet.

Mills ran away with the individual title and was named ODAC Runner of Year after she led the Eagles to a comfortable win in the team competition. Bridgewater was named ODAC Coach of the Year after watching his team win the championship.

The Eagles finished the competition with 37 points, 19 points ahead of second-place W&L with 56 points.

Mills dominated the race with a time of 22:00.60, more than one minute ahead of Washington and Lee’s Lauren Schultz. Bridgwater’s Molly Smith (York, Pa./York Suburban) placed third with a time of 23:23.30.

Bridgewater placed two more runners in the Top 10 with Stephanie Breen (Waynesboro, Pa./Smithsburg) in eighth with a time of 24:00.90 and Whitney Fitzgerald (Buena Vista, Va./Parry McCluer) in ninth with a time of 24:02.60. Katie Notarangelo (Vienna, Va./Oakton)rounded out the BC scoring with a time of 24:66, good for 16th place.

Mills and Smith earned All-ODAC first team honors while Breen and Hancock were named to the All-ODAC second team.


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