Bethlehem, Pa - In its first away meet of the season, the women's squad came out strong with a first place finish in the 6k race this morning in Bethlehem.
Junior Julia Sienski was the first to cross the line for the Lions in third place overall at 21:30. Victoria Ingram finished 5th at 21:38 and first-year Allie Hays was right behind her in 7th at 21:48 to make it three top-10 finishes for Columbia. Sophomore Hana Sun came in 13th place at 22:19 and fellow sophomore Katie Wasserman was two seconds behind her in 14th place to round out the top-5 Columbia finishers.
On the men's side, Columbia place seventh in Division I. Junior Tyler Italiano was the first Columbia finisher in 11th place at 25:19 on the 8k course. Senior Aidan Goltra was right behind him in the 13th slot at 25:22.
Another group of Lions will be in action tomorrow for the Sam Bell Invite in Bloomington, Ind. on the IU Championship Course.