LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The lone Amherst College women's cross country runner competing at the 2016 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, first-year Katherine Treanor claimed a 27th place finish Saturday morning at "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky.
One of seven individual runners from the New England region to earn a qualifying bid to the national race after clinching a third place finish at the NCAA Regionals (21:22.37), Treanor entered 280-women Championship looking to end her rookie season on a high.
Running to a new collegiate best 6-kilometer time of 21:13.5, Treanor averaged a 5:41.4 mile to capture 27th overall and finish 0:57.5 behind the individual title winner.
- Senior Amy Regan of Stevens Institute secured the individual national crown with a 20:16. 4 mark. 15.3 seconds later, Audrey Miller of Loras crossed the finish line to place second overall (20:31.2), while Maya Weigel of Pomona-Pitzer earned the bronze with a time of 20:41.3.
- With a 2-12-19-20-21-(22)-(31) scoring order, John Hopkins took the team title with a 74 points, while SUNY Geneseo finished with 142 total points to earn second. Hope rounded out the top-three teams, finishing one point ahead of Ithaca to claim third overall (209).