Waverly Neer at 2011 Heps / Nathan Crumpton Photo
All the cross country news from the weekend is already done as the Columbia Lions finished third at the Toledo Bubble Buster on Friday.
Butler (72) was the surprise winner followed by No. 23 San Francisco (86), Columbia (92), No. 18 Toledo (98), No. 22 Syracuse (104), BYU (143), Iowa (146) and seven others.
The Lions were the lone team with two finishers in the top five as sophomore Waverly Neer was fourth (13:22.8) on the 4k course and senior Erin Gillingham fifth (13:23.6). The other three scorers for the Light Blue were either freshmen or sophomores as Aryn Foland (soph.) was 25th (13:51.0), Emily Lanois (soph.) was 28th (13:53.8) and Olivia Sadler (frosh) 30th (13:56.4).
The women’s full individual results are here (in PDF).