Senior Elizabeth Lombardo
Senior Elizabeth Lombardo

Women's Cross Country Runs For Fourth Place At The Shriner Invitational

Holy Cross Athletics   09-17-2016

THE BASICS:

Results: 4th out of 37 Teams (159 points)
Event:
 Shriner Invitational (UMass Dartmouth)
Location: North Dartmouth, Mass. 
Date:  September 17, 2016
Distance: 5K
The Lead: Senior Elizabeth Lombardo finished 18th overall to lead the Holy Cross women’s cross country team with a time of 18:51 and a fourth-place finish out of 37 teams at the Shriner Invitational hosted by UMass Dartmouth on Saturday morning.

 HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Freshman Allie Christian was four spots behind Lombardo, finishing 22nd for the Crusaders with a time of 19:03.
  • Other top finishers for Holy Cross included senior Kirsty Gargiulo (30th; 19:12), freshman Deana Pileika (44th; 19:23) and senior captain Caroline Morano (45th; 19:24).
  • Brandeis won the race with a total of 99 points, as Pascalin Jerotich of American International captured the first-place spot with a time of 17:41.

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross returns to action on Oct. 1 when the Crusaders travel to Bethlehem, Pa., for the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh.

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