August 30, 2013

Mackintosh Takes Top Spot at ODAC Preview Meet

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. — Junior Casey Mackintosh (Marietta, Ga./George Walton) claimed the top spot at the ODAC Preview Meet hosted by Hampden-Sydney on Friday to propel the Washington and Lee women's cross country team to second with 41 points. Mackintosh crossed the finish line in 22:50.10, which was 47 seconds faster than the runner-up.

The Generals had the best finish of any of the ODAC schools, but Christopher Newport won the 10-team event with 26 points. Bridgewater came in third at 87 points.

Senior Annelise Madison (Roca, Neb./Norris) took sixth with a time of 24:11.80, and sophomore Katy Bonaro (Waldorf, Md./North Points) finished eighth in 24:16.00. In their first collegiate races, first-year Alana Babington (Mobile, Ala./St. Paul's Episcopal) placed 12th (24:55.50) and first-year Liz Spruill (Richmond, Va./St. Catherine's) came in 14th (25:01.50).

The Generals return home next weekend to host the W&L Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10:00 am.

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