BYU’s Whittni Orton Places Second At Piane Notre Dame Invitational

first_img Tags: BYU Women’s Cross Country/Erica Birk/Furman Paladins/Notre Dame/Reeder Invitational/Utah State University/Whittni Orton Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSOUTH BEND, Ind.-Friday, as Brigham Young University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Piane Notre Dame cross country invitational, both Cougars teams swept team titles.The Cougar women posted 37 points, easily routing second-place Furman as the Paladins netted 80 points.Instrumental in the success for the BYU women was former Panguitch High star Whittni Orton who ran a time of 16:16.02, placing second overall. The only woman to beat her was another former small-town Utah high school star in Erica Birk, a North Summit high alum, who ran a 16:19.53 in the women’s 5-K.Orton and her teammates are next in action Friday at the Reeder Invitational hosted by Utah State University in Logan. Written by September 29, 2018 /Sports News – Local BYU’s Whittni Orton Places Second At Piane Notre Dame Invitationallast_img read more