Junior Hannah Jeter
Holy Cross Athletics
Holy Cross Athletics
Junior Hannah Jeter

Women's Cross Country Takes Seventh At The New England Championship

Holy Cross Athletics   10-08-2016

THE BASICS:

Results: 7th out of 35 Teams (106 points)
Event:
 New England Championship
Location: Boston, Mass. (Franklin Park)
Date:  Saturday, October 8, 2016
Distance: 5K
The Lead: Junior Hannah Jeter ran for the 14th-place overall finish with a time of 18:16.90 at the New England Championship in Boston, Mass. to lead the Holy Cross women’s cross country team, as the Crusaders placed seventh with 106 points on Saturday morning.

 HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Junior Zoe Matherne was the next Crusader to cross the finish line, taking the 25th-spot with a time of 18:29.87. Right behind Matherne was junior Annie Sullivan who finished 29th with a time of 18:33.51.
  • Wrapping up the top five for Holy Cross was junior Kate Spitler (55th; 18:52.03) and senior co-captain Mary Welsh (64th; 18:57.13).
  • Nicole Borofski of Stonehill won the race with a time of 17:28.66, as New Hampshire won the title with 94 points.

BEYOND THE RESULTS:

  • The Crusaders’ seventh-place finish marks their best performance in the New England Championship since 2011, when Holy Cross finished seventh on Oct. 8.
  • Matherne, Sullivan and Spitler each ran their career-best times in the 5k.  

 UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross competes again on Saturday, Oct. 15 in Easton, Pa., as the Crusaders prepare to take on the Leopard Invitational hosted by Lafayette at 10:00 a.m.

 STAY CONNECTED:

  • 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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