Women's Cross Country Preps For NCAA Northeast Regional

Scoreboard: 6th of 8, Patriot League Championship, Hamilton, N.Y., 10/27
Schedule: Friday, Nov. 9 at NCAA Northeast Regional, Madison, Conn., 11:00 a.m.

  • The Holy Cross women's cross country team will compete in the NCAA Northeast Regional this week in Madison, Conn. Last season the Crusaders finish 19th of 36 teams.
  • Junior Emily Hughes (Milton, Mass.) led the Crusaders in 2011 with an 86th place finish and time of 22:25.3. Fellow classmate Amanda Waldron (Walpole, Mass.) finished behind Hughes with a time of 23:13.9.
  • The Crusaders are coming off the Patriot League Championship where they finished tied for sixth with 168 points. Hughes was the top team finisher with a time of 23:36.6, missing being named second team All-Patriot League by just 1.3 seconds.
  • Holy Cross will conclude the 2012 season at the ECAC Championship on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Bronx, N.Y.