W&L Women's Cross Country Places Sixth at Dickinson Invite

W&L Women's Cross Country Places Sixth at Dickinson Invite

NEWVILLE, Pa. — Washington and Lee women's cross country sophomore Julia Moody (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) finished 10th out of 181 runners to lead the Generals to a sixth-place finish out of 23 teams in the 4k race at the 2017 Dickinson Long and Short Invitational on Saturday.

Elizabethtown claimed the team title with 20 points, Misericordia was second (25 points) and eighth-ranked Dickinson placed third (30 points). The Blue and White totaled 58 points.

Junior Clare Schoen of Misericordia was the top individual with a time of 14:23.60. Moody crossed the finish line in 15:06.60. Sophomore Katie Bearup (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) took 19th in 15:23.70.

First-year Anna Nelson (Arvada, Colo./Standley Lake) was 29th (15:30.90) and first-year Maddie Hoaglund (Hoover, Ala./Westminster School at Oak Mountain) placed 42nd (15:52.90). First-year Didi Pace (Centreville, Va./Westfield) rounded out the scoring in 47th with a time of 16:01.60.

W&L had two runners compete as individuals in the 6k race at the Invite. Sophomore Kirsten McMichael (Eighty Four, Pa./Ringgold) finished 12th out of 190 competitors with a time of 23:13.40. First-year Katie Harris (Ashburn, Va./Rock Ridge) was 41st in 24:19.10. Senior Sofia Canning of Dicksinson won the race with a time of 22:12.30, and 30th-ranked Haverford claimed the team championship with 22 points.

The Generals return to action on Saturday, October 14, at the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle at 11:00 am.

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