No. 1 Johns Hopkins at Christopher Newport Invitational
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Johns Hopkins finished in first at the Christopher Newport Invitational with 21 points. Sophomore Hannah Oneda was the top finisher in the women’s 6k race, finishing with a time of 21:45 to lead the Blue Jays.
Hopkins had five runners finish in the top 10. With Oneda in first, junior Frances Loeb was a close second finishing with her second fastest ever time as a Blue Jay (21:59). Courtney Kelly took fifth (22:36), Sophia Meehan was sixth (22:41), and Abby Flock (22:47) rounded out the scoring for Hopkins as the seventh-place finisher. The Jays cruised to a first-place team victory, 93 points ahead of the next closest team in the race (Mount St. Mary’s, 114).
No. 2 Wartburg at Jim Drews/Tori Neubauer Invitational
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Second-ranked Wartburg won the Jim Drews/Tori Neubauer Invitational hosted by Wisconsin-La Crosse on Saturday.
The Knights won with 81 points and defeated Division I opponent Minnesota by nine points. Senior Sammi Bruett (Urbandale) was the top Orange and Black finisher as she was the runner-up with her time of 21:32.6.
Haddie Vawter was sixth (22:03.1), while Serena Goetzl was 19th ( 22:41.1) and Erin Sawyers was 20th (22:41.8). Elli Parker rounded out the team's finishers as she was 34th (23:05.6).
No. 3 Middlebury at Albany Invitational
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Middlebury took part in the 47th annual Albany Invitational with several Division I and II teams. The third-ranked Panthers won the six-team event by 30 points ahead of Marist.
Sarah Guth was victorious in the race, edging teammate Erzsebet Nagy by just .2 seconds with a time of 18:27.2 Marist placed the next two runners, followed by Adelphi before the Panthers owned spots 6-12. Katie Rominger held down the sixth spot in 18:44, with Alison Maxwell four seconds behind in 18:48. Katherine Tercek rounded out the Middlebury scorers in eighth place just .6 behinds behind Tercek with a time of 18:48.9.
No. 5 Williams at Little Three at Wesleyan
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Williams defended its Little Three championship at Wesleyan on Saturday, winning its sixth in row and 27th overall title with a perfect score of 15 points. Amherst finished second with 54 points and Wesleyan was third with 79. It was just the fourth shutout victory in the 37-year history of the Little Three, and the first since 1997.
Leading the Ephs across the line in a time of 18:32.2 was senior All-American Kaleigh Kenny, whose consistently strong kick allowed her to finish well clear of her teammates. Supporting Kenny were senior Shayna Barbash (18:42.5), and sophomore Molly Belk (18:49.6). Filling out the scoring for Williams were freshman Hannah Cole (18:53.8) and sophomore Lacey Serletti (18:54.7), closely followed by junior Alison Smith (19:00.6) and senior co-captain Brianne Mirecki (19:07.0).
No. 8 Calvin (first), No. 6 Chicago (second), No. 9 Trinity (Texas) (fourth) at Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational
WINNECONNE, Wis. -- Calvin repeated as champion at the Wisconsin-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the Lake Breeze Golf Course, recording a team score of 71 points. Ranked eighth nationally, Calvin finished 49 points ahead of sixth-ranked Chicago, which placed second.
The Knights featured the one-two punch of front of freshman Cassie Vince and senior Nicole Michmerhuizen as Vince was fifth (21:39 on the 6K course while Michmerhuizen was eighth in 21:46).
Junior Sarah Danner and senior Alyssa Oram were next for Calvin in a tight pack with Danner placing 16th (22:18) and Oram 19th (22:19).
Chicago placed second with a score of 120, led by Catherine Young (21:31). Ninth-ranked Trinity (Texas) finished fourth, behind Washington (Mo.), recording 126 points.
No. 10 Geneseo State at Inter-Regionalal Rumble at Oberlin
OBERLIN, Ohio -- Geneseo State junior Cassie Goodman placed 14th to lead the Knights to second place out of 34 teams at the Inter-Regional Rumble, hosted by Oberlin.
New York University was the top team with 72 points, followed by Geneseo (118), Carleton (121), Case Western Reserve (162) and Oberlin (192).
"I thought we overall had a good day today," Geneseo head coach Mike Woods said. "I am encouraged because, while I don't feel we raced our best, we still finished second in a strong field. The Atlantic Region represented itself very well."
Goodman traversed the six-kilometer course in 22 minutes, 17.0 seconds, only 23 seconds behind NYU's Emily Cousens who won the race in 21:54.5. Junior Joanna Castrogivanni was right behind her classmate in 21st place (22:21.7), as was sophomore Jacquie Huben in 24th (22:27.6).
First-year Sara Rosenzweig cracked the top 30 with a 28th-place performance (22:30.2), while senior Mary Aldridge rounded out Geneseo's top five in 31st place (22:33.3).
Senior Bekah Steinke (22:47.2) and junior Keira Wood (22:49.7) completed the Knights' top seven ins 40th and 42nd place, respectively.