UNCG Campus Weekly

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UNCG Women’s Cross-Country wins Elon Invitational

Photo of Sumney sisters during raceThe UNCG women’s cross country team took home the team title at the Elon Invitational Saturday morning as the Spartans placed three of the top four finishers in the race.

Senior Shaina Sumney, a speech pathology major, returned to competitive racing after redshirting last year and won the individual title with a time of 17:36 in the 5,000-meter race. Sophomore Lydia Saina, a public health major, placed second with a career-best time of 17:39.

Senior Chelsea Sumney, Shaina’s sister, was the Spartans’ third best finisher as she placed fourth with a time of 17:47. Chelsea Sumney, a speech pathology major, won last season’s Elon Invitational title.

By Matt McCollester. Photo of the race by Carlos Marales, of (l-r) twin sisters Shaina and Chelsea.
Full story at UNCG Athletics. Race photo gallery is here.