Feeney leads Lions to open 2017-18 campaign

Feeney leads Lions to open 2017-18 campaign

BOONE, N.C. - Nyla Feeney was the top finisher for the Mars Hill Lions women's cross country team, recording a time of 20:50.01 at the Covered Bridge Cross Country Meet hosted by Appalachian State Friday evening.

The women's team finished fifth of six against non-Division I teams and eleventh overall.

Other top Lions' finishers were Rachel Strickland, Sydney Britt, Andie Wolfrey and freshman Emily Wilson.

Mars Hill will be back in action on September 9 as they'll travel to Greenville, South Carolina to take part in the Furman Invitational.  The event is set to start at 9 a.m.

Listed below is the list of overall team standings.

Team scores
1. Florida State 25
2. Appalachian State 68
3. Southern Indiana 74
4. UT Martin 116
5. East Tennessee State 126
6. Lynchburg College 193
7. Georgia Southern 199
8. Lenoir-Rhyne 206
9. UNC Asheville 253
10. Spartanburg Methodist 298
11. Mars Hill 344
12. Lees-McRae 350