27 Sept 2022

Cassie Lagan leads Augusta University to eighth in Virginia

Finn Valley AC's Cassie Lagan was the lead runner as Augusta University women finished eighth overall

Cassie Lagan leads Augusta University to eighth in Virginia

Cassie Lagan.

Cassie Lagan of Finn Valley AC helped her Augusta University team to eighth spot at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational.

Lagan was the leading Augusta University runner as they fought bravely to take eighth in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Lagan finished in 54th overall in 24:16, the Augusta Jags’ front-runner.

“It felt super exciting and nerve racking to be up against such fast competition,” Lagan said.

“I felt confident at the same time because coach’s training has been working well for me this season.”

Riley Triplett, Caroline Pierce and Madison Kennedy were the other Augusta scorers.

Lagan began her season with a fine outing at the  Jaguar Cross Country Invitational, where she went second overall.

The Jags return to a action on October 7 at the Royals Invitational in Charlotte.

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