Crusaders Prepare For The New England Championship On Saturday

Kathleen Kasper

Overall: 0-1; Last Week: 0-1
Scoreboard: Maine 18, Holy Cross 38, Orono, Maine, 10/2
Schedule: Saturday, Oct. 9 at New England Championship, Boston, Mass., 12:45 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross women's cross country team opens up the championship portion of its season at the New England Championship on Saturday, Oct. 9 in Boston, Mass. At the 2009 Championship, Brown took home the team title, while Maine's Corey Conner won the individual title.
  • Last season, junior Paige Sutherland (Groveland, Mass.) led Holy Cross with a sixth place finish, as the team finished 18th out of 49 teams at the race. Sutherland was the only Crusader to finish in the 18th minute, crossing the line with a time of 18:12.
  • Against Maine, Sutherland was the top Holy Cross performer for the 16th time in her career as she finished third with a time of 18:09. Sutherland has been the top performer for Holy Cross in all three races she has entered this season.