September 23, 2008

Crusaders Set For Off Week Before Murray Keatinge Invite

Sept. 23, 2008

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Scoreboard: 6th of 35 at National Catholic Championship, Notre Dame, Ind., 9/19; 8th of 41 at UMass Dartmouth Invitational, North Dartmouth, Mass., 9/20
Schedule: Idle

  • The Crusaders will be off this weekend, before returning to action next Saturday. Holy Cross will take part in the Murray Keatinge Invitational in Orono, Maine, on Oct. 4.
  • Holy Cross ran in two different meets this past weekend. On Friday, Sept. 19, the Crusaders placed sixth out of 35 schools at the National Catholic Championship. Then on Saturday, Sept. 20, Holy Cross placed eighth out of 41 teams at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.
  • Freshman Paige Sutherland (Groveland, Mass.) placed 16th overall at the National Catholic Championship, and was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week. She ran a time of 18:38 over the five-kilometer course, and was Holy Cross' top finisher in the field of 287 runners. This marks the second time this season Sutherland has had the top time on the team. She previously placed second at the Blue Devil Invitational in a time of 18:48.
  • Sophomore Jacqueline Imse (Simsbury, Conn.) earned a 22nd place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational. Her time of 18:57 over the five-kilometer course was the best on the team, in a field which included 310 runners. Earlier this year, Imse placed 22nd at the Blue Devil Invitational in a time of 20:02.