MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Saint Leo women’s cross country team finished fifth at the Florida Tech Invitational Saturday morning, their highest showing of the season.  The Lions were led by freshman Kelsey Bradley (Denver, Colo.). She set a season and personal best in the 5K run crossing the finish line as the lone Lion top 20 finisher at 20:35.00.

Alison Luthman (Ramstein, Germany) finished off a very strong race less than 45 seconds behind Bradley with a time of 21:19.00. The Lions then finished with a consecutive trio of runners, as Dana Graham and Mindy Pierce finished 31st and 32nd respectively.   

The Lions return to the course Saturday, September 20 at 8:30 a.m. to compete in the University of Florida Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.