Chipola Cross Country Places in Mercer Meet

The Chipola College Women's Cross Country team finished 15th in the recent Mercer RunFit Invitational in Macon, Ga.

In the women's 5K race, Natalya Miller of Wewahitchka ran her personal best time of 20:37 to lead the Chipola squad and set a new record time for the cross country program.

She finished 22nd overall in the field of 166 runners.

Donia Lanier of Wewahitchka posted a time of 23:26 and Kimi Wiltse of Altha ran a 24:53.

Other Chipola team members include Sharlyn Smith of Altha, Katheryn Huffman of Marianna, and Lauren Pettis of Marianna.

Chipola finished second among five JUCO teams.

A total of 19 college and university teams competed with five in the JUCO division.

The Chipola team was scheduled to travel to Pensacola on Saturday to compete in the University of West Florida Stampede.