Cunningham & Pace Lead W&L Women's Track & Field at Camel City Invite

Cunningham & Pace Lead W&L Women's Track & Field at Camel City Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — First-years Annie Cunningham (Clifton, Conn./Sacred Heart Academy) and Didi Pace (Centreville, Va./Westfield) registered career-best times to the lead the Washington and Lee women's track and field team at the Camel City Invite at the JDL FastTrack on Friday.

Highlights From the Meet

  • Cunningham recorded a new career-best in the 800m with a time of 2:22.76, taking 22nd overall (Top D3 finisher). Her time is just a split second away from being a W&L Top 5 time. The fifth-best time in program history is 2:22.38 held by senior Lily Arnold (Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School).
  • Pace took 19th overall in the mile with a personal-best time of 5:24.94.
  • Junior Kirsten McMichael (Eighty Four, Pa./Ringgold) finished 10th in the 5,000m with a time of 19:01.68.
  • The Blue and White had two runners in the 3,000m. Sophomore Julia Moody (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) was 28th (10:52.51) and sophomore Katie Bearup (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) claimed 30th (10:56.75).

Top 20 Finishes
Junior Kirsten McMichael (10th) – 5,000m (19:01.68)
First-year Didi Pace (19th) – Mile (5:24.94)

New Personal Bests
First-year Annie Cunningham – 800m (2:22.76)
First-year Didi Pace – Mile (5:24.94)

Up Next
The Generals next compete at the VMI Invitational next Friday and Saturday.

-- www.generalssports.com --