Senior Rachel Sowinski
Senior Rachel Sowinski

Women's Cross Country Finishes Seventh At The National Catholic Championship

Holy Cross Athletics   09-16-2016

THE BASICS:

Results: 7th out of 11 Division I Teams
Event:
 National Catholic Championship
Location: Notre Dame, Ind.
Date: September 16, 2016
Distance: 5K
The Lead: The Holy Cross women’s cross country team took seventh place at the National Catholic Championship in Notre Dame, Ind., on Friday afternoon.

 HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Leading the way for the Crusaders was junior Rachel Sowinski, who notched a 17th-place overall finish, recording a time of 18:34. The next Crusader to cross the finish line was junior Annie Sullivan who took the 24th-place spot with a time of 18:40.
  • Finishing 33rd was junior Zoe Matherne who registered a time of 18:54, followed by senior captain Mary Welsh who finished the race in 18:58 for the 38th spot. Rounding off the top five for Holy Cross was senior Caroline Carr who finished 46th with a time of 19:05.
  • Notre Dame captured the team title with 31 points, and also had the individual champion with Annie Heffernan placing first in a time of 17:22.

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross returns to action on the road tomorrow at UMass Dartmouth’s Shriner Invitational at 10:30 a.m.

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  • Stay up to date with the cross country teams by following them @HCrossTFXC. You can also sign up for email alerts to receive all breaking news and information by clicking here.

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