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Rollins Lifts the Lid on 2018 Season in Lakeland

Kira Bernard and Meg Bespolka
Kira Bernard and Meg Bespolka

Complete Results

LAKELAND, Fla. (September 1, 2018) – After being on campus less than a week and with only few days of practice, the Rollins women's cross country team got its 2018 season started Saturday at the Holloway Park Festival in Lakeland. 

The Tars totaled 85 points in the race, finishing just behind Sunshine State Conference foes Florida Southern and Saint Leo.    

Meg Bespolka was the top finisher for Rollins, covering the 5k course in 26:45 and finishing 19th. Kira Bernhard was right behind in 20th, stopping the clock at 26:50. 

Aby Wong took 22nd in 28:49 while Laura Tobin was 23rd in 30:18. Katie Rioux (24th) posted a time of 30:25, Annie Baumm (25th) clocked 32:06 and Alex Lichtner (26th) turned in a time of 34:28. 

Rollins is back in action on Saturday, September 8 at the Florida Tech in Melbourne.