Meet: Paul Short Run
Location: Bethlehem, Pa. (LeHigh Cross Country Course)
Team Scoring: 1-Stony Brook 127, 2-Columbia 176, 3-Buffalo 205… 18-Swarthmore 525, 19-VCU 552, 20-Amherst 555
The short story: Senior Ashely Brown finishes 36th out of 368 runners and sets at personal record. Freshmen Reyna Vazquez-Miller, Kassandra Aulenbach and Emma Sudol make impressive marks in their first 6k.
THE FINISH LINE
Two Rams secured a top-100 finish and two others finished in the top-200.
Senior Ashley Brown led the Rams and finished 36th overall with a time of 21:58.9. Brown beat her previous time of 22:20.5, setting a new personal record.
Senior Judith White placed in the top-100 and finished 80th overall with a time of 22:28.3.
Senior Delaney Savedge made her way into the top-200 and finished with a time of 22:48.5.
Freshman Reyna Vazquez-Miller secured a top-200 finish in her 6k debut, finishing with a time 22:51.7.
The Rams finished 19th out of 44 teams with an average time of 2:34:51. This is a 6 spot improvement from their 25th place finish last year.
COACH NICOLE COOK
"Overall we did a great job. Everyone is continuing to progress in a positive direction and push through the obstacles that have been thrown at us. They maintained composure and competed well in a big meet today. The team is very excited and motivated as they prepare for the conference and regional meet."
The Rams travel to Grimesland, N.C. on Friday, Oct. 18 to compete in the Pirate Invitational.