In the opening meet of the season, the Brenau cross country team placed second at the UGA invitational on Saturday in Athens.
Competing in the non-Division I, the Golden Tigers notched three top-10 finishers to start the season.
Michelle Velazquez led the way with an overall eight place finish as the sophomore ran 22:11, while senior Monika Nwajei finished close behind in 24:11. Nia Griffin placed 10th in 24:41 and Anazjah Mayes (26:06) and Elizabeth Lowe (27:06) finished 11th and 12th respectively.
Brenau next runs at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga. on September 9th.