WINCHESTER, Va. — Victoria Lawson broke her own school record on Saturday at the Hornet Harrier Invitational and Commonwealth Challenge at Kernstown Battlefield, while the Vixens finished 10th as a team in the meet hosted by Shenandoah.
Lawson (Shipman, Va.), a junior, posted a 6K time of 27:14.8, while finishing 29th in the field of 76 runners. Lawson's finish was the second top-30 finish of the season. The previous Sweet Briar 6K record was 27:18.9, which Lawson set at the 2017 ODAC Championships in Virginia Beach, Va.
Juniors Amber Snyder (Jefferson, Md.) and Erin Snyder (Jefferson, Md.) finished 54th and 56th, respectively, in their first collegiate meet. Amber finished at 30:27.1, while her sister Erin finished with a time of 30:28.6.
Amber and Erin sit No. 5 and No. 6, respectively, on the all-time 6K performance list at Sweet Briar.
Sophomore Hannah Marron (Beaverton, Ore.) moved up the all-time performance list with her finish of 33:20.8, good for eighth at Sweet Briar.
The fifth Vixen to cross the line was sophomore Madison Harpham (Monroe, Va.) at 36:45.5, while first-year Isabella Frost (Jacksonville, N.C.) finished at 39:02.9.
Sweet Briar finished 10th in the field of 10 teams, with a team score of 251 and a total time of 2:38.17.
Katie Bearup of Washington & Lee was the individual medalist with a time of 23:28.6, while Washington & Lee earned the team title with 31 team points.
The Vixens are scheduled to compete next at the Hagan Stone Classic at Hagan Stone Park in Pleasant Garden, N.C.