Women's Cross Country

2015 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP: INDIV. RES. NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 13 NCAA TITLES: 1; RUNNERS-UP: 1, NR: --

Women's Cross Country Wraps Up NCAA Regional Action

Women's Cross Country Wraps Up NCAA Regional Action

WESTFIELD, Mass. – Competing at the NCAA New England Regional Championships, the Amherst College women's cross country team claimed seventh overall Saturday afternoon at Westfield State University.

Leading the way for Amherst was first-year Katherine Treanor who logged a time of 21:22.37 to earn third overall in the 406-runner race.  

Next to cross the finish line was junior Nicky Roberts, earning 28th overall with a 22:06.50 mark, while sophomore Veronica Rocco took 52nd with a time of 22:30.16.   

Cara Lembo '17 recorded a time of 22:32.61 to finish 55th overall, while Savanna Gornisiewicz '17 clocked a time of 22:36.02 to place 57th.

Tess Frenzel '17 and Cat Lowdn '17 also notched solid races for the Purple & White, with Frenzel logging a 79th place finish (23:05.36) and Lowdon taking 83th overall (23:10.83).

GAME NOTES

  • With a scoring order of 3-28-52-55-57(79)(83), and a team average 6-kilometer time of 22:17.94, Amherst secured seventh overall with 141 points.
  • MIT claimed first overall with 68 points, while Williams earned second with a score of 71. Tufts rounded out the top-three at the Regionals, tallying 77 points.
  • Tuft's Brittany Bowman took the individual title with a 21:14.29 mark. MIT first-year Megan McCandless finished second overall (21:16.40), while Treanor placed third with a 21:22.37 mark.