Sept. 28, 2012
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Ohio University women's cross country junior Juli Accurso took runner-up honors against some of nation's top collegiate talent at the 57th annual Notre Dame Invitational Friday afternoon at the Burke Golf Course.
The Bobcat women competed in the Blue Race, which featured four nationally-ranked teams. In the team standings, Ohio finished the meet 14th overall.
Accurso (Casstown, Ohio) raced to a second-place after she posted a time of 16:35, finishing just six seconds behind Florida State's Colleen Quigley, who won the race in a time of 16:29. Accurso's second-place finish marked the third time this year in which she has placed in the top five.
Sophomore Morgan Reichert (Pataskala, Ohio) was the next Ohio finisher as she took 56th, posting a time of 17:31.
Ohio returns to action in two weeks to take part in the Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Ky. The race is set to begin at 11:45 a.m.