September 22, 2009
Women's Cross Country Enjoys Week Off Before Trip To Maine
Scoreboard: 4th of
31 at the National Catholic Invitational, Notre Dame, Ind.,
13th of 42 at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational, North Dartmouth,
Schedule: Saturday, Oct. 3, at Murray Keatinge
Invitational, Orono, Maine, 10:00 a.m.
- The Holy Cross women's cross country team takes a week break
from competition before heading to Orono, Maine for the Murray
Keatinge Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 3. The event is slated to
begin at 10:00 a.m. The Crusaders look to improve on last year's
performance in the event when they finished seventh of seven.
- Sophomore Paige Sutherland (Groveland, Mass.),
who was named Patriot League Runner of the Week for the week of
Sept. 7-13, has been the top Holy Cross finisher in both races in
which she's competed this season and in eight of nine races in her
career. Her time of 18:08.4 at the National Catholic Invitational
is the second-best performance of her career. She finished sixth in
the race and led Holy Cross to fourth place overall. Last year the
Crusaders placed sixth.
- Junior Jacqueline Imse (Simsbury, Conn.)
finished 22nd with a time of 19:13.8 in her first showing at the
National Catholic Invitational. Freshman Elizabeth Harkins
(Latrobe, Pa.) also had an impressive performance,
finishing 33rd with a time of 19:24.3.
- Senior co-captain Meghan Dunne (Mendham, N.J.)
set a career best at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational when she
finished the 5k in 19:22. She completed the race in 43rd, leading
Holy Cross to 13th overall in the event. She improved on her
performance in the same meet last year by 28 seconds.
- Two freshmen shined for Holy Cross
at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational. Stephanie Bray
(Fairfax, Va.) was the second Crusader across the finish
line, placing 50th overall with a time of 19:32. Katherine
Rochford (Red Bank, N.J.) finished in 71st with a time of
19:57 as the third-highest Holy Cross runner. Both improved upon
their times from the Blue Devil Invitational at Central Connecticut
Sept. 12. Bray ran 49 seconds better while Rochford improved by 36