MASON, Ohio -- Johns Hopkins won its third consecutive NCAA Championship on Saturday after placing four runners in the top 30 and accumulating 85 points. The Blue Jays are the first team to win three back-to-back titles since SUNY Cortland won four in a row from 1992 to 1995. Hopkins was the only team to place five runners in the top 50 as the Blue Jays' top five all finished 37 or higher.
MIT placed second with 112 points, followed by St. Lawrence (138), Washington (Mo.) (180) and SUNY Geneseo (212) to round out the top five.
Freshman Bridget Gottlieb crossed in 37th place running a of 22:28.2. Junior Caroline Powers placed 98th (23:12.3) and classmate Hannah Oneda, who returned last week after missing the majority of the season with an injury, placed 157th in 23:37.8.