|Hamilton Leads Mountaineers at Paul Short Run|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Friday, 30 September 2011 15:25|
Appalachian State University women’s cross country made a strong overall showing at the 38th annual Brooks-Paul Short Run on Friday.The Mountaineers competed against 45 teams on Lehigh’s Goodman Campus Course and finished 34th overall in the 6k race.
The meet featured seven of the top-25 teams in the country, including four teams in the top-10, No. 1 Georgetown, No. 3 Providence, No. 5 Villanova and No. 9 Duke.
Junior Amanda Hamilton led the way for the Mountaineers for the second-straight week with a time of 22:33 and placed 126th out of the 396 runners. Senior Hannah Orders crossed the finish line with a time of 22:55, while sophomore Allison Cook and junior Sarah Williamson finished together clocking in at 23:07 and 23:09 respectively. Redshirt-freshman Justine Stocks ran a time of 23:20, followed by fellow redshirt-freshman Kayla Schneider (23:30). Junior Kaitlyn Cagle rounded out the squad clocking in at 23:45.
The 3rd-ranked Providence College claimed the title with a score of 101 points, which was three points better than the second-place team, BIG EAST rival and defending national champions, Villanova (104).
The Mountaineers will take this coming week off in preparation for the Blue Ridge Open on October 14 at State Farm Field in Boone.
Mountaineers Finish 36th Against Top Competition
Appalachian State University men’s cross country made a strong overall showing at the 38th annual Brooks-Paul Short Run on Friday.
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