Women's Cross Country Places Eighth At Patriot League Championship

Paige Sutherland

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Holy Cross women's cross country team placed eighth out of eight teams at the 2011 Patriot League Championship held at Lehigh with 178 points. Navy won the team championship with 53 points and Jess Palacio took the individual title for the Mids with a time of 21:56.10 on the 6k course.

Senior Paige Sutherland (Groveland, Mass.) led the Crusaders with a time of 22:46.70 and a 12th place finish. Sophomore Amanda Waldron (Walpole, Mass.) placed 29th with a time of 23:31.70, while senior Sarah Mellea (North Arlington, N.J.) posted a time of 24:00.00 for a 46th place finish.

The Crusaders return to action at the NCAA Northeast Regional on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 11:00 a.m.