No. 1 Johns Hopkins, No. 6 Williams, No. 10 St. Lawrence at Paul Short Run
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Johns Hopkins finished 15th overall at the 2013 Paul Short Run on Saturday hosted by Lehigh University. Sophomore Hannah Oneda led the Blue Jays with a 39th place finish with a time of 21:17, her third fastest time ever at Hopkins in a 6K race. Johns Hopkins was the top Division III finisher in the Women’s gold 6K race, and out paced numerous Division I opponents including Brown University, Penn, Navy and Maryland.
The Blue Jays had three runners in the top 75 including Oneda (39th, 21:17), senior Holly Clarke (61st, 21:30) and senior Annie Monagle (74th, 21:37). Junior Frances Loeb and sophomore Courtney Kelly rounded out the scoring for Hopkins finishing with times of 22:01 and 22:15 respectively.
Sixth-ranked Williams finished just outside the top half of the field in 27th place with 788 points. Williams came in well ahead of tenth ranked St. Lawrence (44th), the only other DIII team in the race.
Sophomores Sophie Chatas and Kathryn McNaughton ran in the earlier open race, taking advantage of slightly cooler conditions and more space in the field to work together and post strong times of 23:53 and 24:01, respectively.
St. Lawrence's Ariel Beccia ran the 6 kilometer course in 21:51 to finish 98th as an individual in the 406 runner field and the Saints were third among Division III teams in the field.
No. 9 Trinity (Texas) at Alamo City Classic
SAN ANTONIO -- Trinity (Texas) finished as second among DIII schools at its Alamo City Duals cross country meet on Saturday morning at Olmos Basin Fields.
Texas Lutheran (59 points) won the event, Texas-Brownsville (71) was runner-up, and Trinity placed third overall, with 78 points. Angelo State (82) finished fourth, and Concordia (88) placed fifth. Rounding out the women's field were Southwestern (113) and Schreiner (191).
Trinity's Autumn Kervella completed the women's race in 24:39.59 for a fifth-place overall finish among 52 runners. Kervella was second among DIII competitors. Mariana Sigala (25:06.50) placed 12th, and Jessie Dean (25:54.26) was 16th. Ingrid Harb (26:36.08) held the No. 24 slot, and Natalie Belew (26:36.69) was 25th.
Lilly Duarte of Southwestern won the event, clocking in at 23:04.67, and Vanessa Garcia of UT-Brownsville (23:36.68) was runner-up. Concordia's Megan Wagenaar finished third overall (and first among DIII runners), at 24:13.38.