The Sweet Briar College cross country team opened its 2017 campaign at the Bridgewater Eagles Cross Country Challenge on Friday afternoon. Competing against four other schools, the Vixens finished fourth overall with 101 team points.
Pacing SBC were sophomore Jessie Melrose and senior Lydia Gullicksen. The pair finished 18th and 19th overall, with Melrose crossing the line in 19:44.09 and Gullicksen finishing closely behind in a time of 19:46.49.
SBC will return to action this Saturday, Sept. 9, when they head to the James Madison University Invitational.