Belles Take a Share of Eighteenth at Oberlin Inter-Regional
OBERLIN, Ohio - The Saint Mary's cross country team finished tied for 18th place with Penn State-Behrend with 516 points at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble on Saturday.
The host and 23rd nationally ranked Yeowomen won the event with a team score of 60. Regionally-ranked Case Western finished second while DePauw took third place ahead of regionally-ranked John Carroll in the field of 33 teams.
Senior Joanne Almond led the Belles harries with a 72nd (70 points) place finish in a time of 24:09. Julia Kenney was not far behind as she finished in 24:29.3 for 86th (81) place. Angela Nebesny had her highest finish for the Belles as she ran a 24:47.6 to be the third Saint Mary's runner to finish (102nd - 96 points).
Emma Baker ran a 25:11.3 for Saint Mary's to finish 129th overall (121 points). Sarah Copi rounded out the scoring runners for Saint Mary's with a 25:55.1 effort to take 162nd (148 points).
Colette Curtis (26:21.6 - 192nd), Elizabeth Majewski (26:43.4 - 209th), Samee Chittenden (27:28.2 - 239th), Danielle Haydell (28:01.4 - 255th), and Mandy Wolf (29:40.6 - 270th) all competed for the Belles on Saturday as well.
The Belles will look to make a move up in the MIAA in their next competition as they travel to Alma on October 29 for the MIAA Championship meet. The meet makes up two-thirds of each conference team's placement in the MIAA season standings. The women's race will begin at 11:00 a.m.