Pittman, Roberts top finishers for Panthers at JSU Foothills Cross Country Invitational

Elise Pittman and Chris Roberts
Elise Pittman and Chris Roberts

OXFORD, Ala.—Sophomores Elise Pittman and Chris Roberts were the top finishers for the Birmingham-Southern cross country teams on Saturday at the Jacksonville State Foothills Invitational.

Pittman notched a 5K time of 19:08.88 to finish eighth overall in the non-Division I pool, while Roberts was ninth with an 8K time of 26:11.66. Both squads finished third in the team standings.

"We had another strong team showing today and it was a great field of teams that competed," Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "There were a number of our runners that achieved personal bests and we are proud of their accomplishments."

BSC is back in action in two weeks at the Berry Invitational, Oct. 18 in Rome, Ga.