Top 10 Roundup
No. 5 CMS wins special trophy, No. 7 Oberlin wins Allegheny
No. 4 Williams at McGill Invitational
MONTREAL, Quebec -- Williams crossed the border this weekend for a change of pace, taking on Canada's finest at the McGill Marlet Open. The Ephs ran a strong but relaxed race in Montreal to score 42 points and take second place out of 21 scoring teams, getting edged out by Canadian powerhouse Western Ontario University (26 points).
Leading the Ephs across the line was last year's top harrier, Kaleigh Kenny '14, who covered the hilly 4,000 meter course in 14:34 and outkicked a runner from Laval for second place overall. Shayna Barbash '14 was the next Williams finisher, placing sixth overall with a time of 14:43 and cross country rookies Hannah Cole '17 and Lacey Serletti '16 followed close behind in eighth and twelfth, respectively. Senior co-captain Brianne Mirecki rounded out the scoring for the Ephs, finishing for fourteenth place, while a pair of juniors in Alison Smith and Amelia Ortiz filled in the Williams top seven (20th and 35th, respectively).
No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at UC Riverside Invitational
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- The UC Riverside Invitational opened and the Athenas placed fifth out of 16 competitive teams.
CMS won the Collegiate Trophy as the top non-Division I team.
Senior Allison Barnwell (21:26) and junior Sara Mostatabi (21:38) led the Athenas by finishing 11th and 21st overall.
The first six times are among the top-25 in CMS history.
No. 6 Wisconsin-Eau Claire at Wisconsin-River Falls Invitational
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- The UW-Eau Claire finished in third place out of nine teams at the UW-River Falls Falcon Invitational at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course today.
UW-La Crosse won the meet with 29 points while UW-Stevens Point took second with 56 and Eau Claire was third with 88.
Alana Jenkins led the Blugolds as she finished in 12th place with a time of 23:08.7 while Nikki Rendler came in 16th with a time of 23:16.9
The three remaining Blugolds to score points were Jamie Warner, Katryna Williams and Jami Riley, who took 21st, 23rd and 24th place, respectively.
No. 7 Oberlin at Allegheny College Invite
MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Oberlin had a solid showing at The Allegheny College Invite Saturday morning. The Yeowomen won the five-team race.
The Yeowomen, ranked seventh in the nation, won the meet in style by posting a 1-2-3 finish. Junior Carey Lyons was the first of her teammates to finish the 6k course, doing so in a time of 22:49. Right on her heels and finishing two and three seconds later respectively were juniors Lindsay Neal and Sarah Jane Kerwin.
Rounding out the scoring five were junior Erica Morelli in seventh place with a time of 23:51 and senior captain Hannah Wolfe finished 12th with a time of 24:23. The Yeowomen won the race handily, beating the nearest team by a margin of 25 to 51.
No. 10 Middlebury at Aldrich Invit
MIDDLEBURY, Va. -- No. 10 Middlebury hosted its only meet of the season as the Panther women captured the Aldrich Invitational. Middlebury placed the top eight racers to defeat St. Michael’s and Norwich.
The top four racers in the women’s event were separated by just 10 seconds. Alison Maxwell earned the victory with a time of 18:28, while Sarah Guth placed second in 18:31. Just a second behind was Erzsie Nagy in third, followed by Katherine Tercek in fourth (18:38) and Katie Rominger in fifth (1:32.49). Summer Spillane (18:41) and Caroline Guiot (18:52) placed sixth and seventh respectively to round out the scorers.