Women's Cross Country

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

Roberts Paces Mammoths to Sixth Place Finish at NCAA Regionals

Roberts Paces Mammoths to Sixth Place Finish at NCAA Regionals

GORHAM, Maine – Nicky Roberts '18 placed second overall in the NCAA Regionals to secure a spot in the NCAA D3 Championships next weekend, while the Amherst College women's cross country team posted an average team 6K time of 22:04 to log 183 points and finish sixth overall in the 56-team qualifier hosted by the University of Southern Maine Saturday afternoon at the Gorham Country Club. 

THE BASICS

  • TOP-THREE: MIT (58), Tufts (92), Williams (106)
  • TOP-MAMMOTH: Roberts (20:31.3/ 2nd)
  • TOTAL RUNNERS: 393

MAMMOTHS SCORING RUNNERS

  • Roberts continued to impress for the Mammoths in a sensational senior season, with the captain averaging a 5:30.2 mile time to finish second overall in the 393-harrier race with a 20:31.3 mark.
  • Kristin Ratliff '20 was second across the finish line for Amherst, claiming 27th overall with a time of 22:11.5.
  • Five seconds later, Haley Greene '21 concluded the 6K, earning a 32nd place finish (22:16.0).
  • Olivia Polischeck '21 and Lela Walter '19 rounded out Amherst scoring runners, with Polischeck placing 61st behind a time of 22:40.8 and Walter clocking a 22:43.4 mark to take 63rd overall.

AMHERST IN THE SCORESHEET

Amherst returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 18 when select individuals run in the NCAA Division III Championships at North Farm Facility in Elsah, Ill.