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Melissa Teeple Wins CNU Invitational

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Newport News, Va. – Marymount University freshman Melissa Teeple continued her outstanding rookie campaign by winning the Christopher Newport Invitational on Saturday. The Saints women’s squad placed third overall while the men’s team was fourth.

Teeple posted a 19:41.9 to win the event by 1.5 seconds over her closest Division II competitor from Georgia College & State. Peyton Bodecker also recorded a top-10 finish with a 10th place showing in 20:57.7.

Rounding out the Saints scoring was Charlotte Knopf, Katie Maloney and Jessica Butler finishing 17th, 18th and 19th, respectively.

On the men’s side, Carlos Elizondo was the top Marymount performer with a 17th place finish in 28:57.7. Kevin Farmer was 26th, Matt Ward was 28th, Lavelle Perry 30th and Joseph Kenny was 32nd.

Marymount returns to action on Saturday at the Hood Open in Frederick, Md.