MILTON, N.Y. (Nov. 5, 2016) – The USMMA women's cross country team finished in ninth place on Saturday at the 2016 ECAC Championship Meet, held at the Hudson Valley Sports Dome up in Ulster County. The Mariners finished with a score of 214 points on the day.
Freshman Sophia Tucker (Navarre, Fla.) had the best individual finish for the Mariner women at this event in program history. She crossed the finish line in 15th place (14 points) with a time of 25:55.9. Tucker, along with classmate Briana Broccoli (Herndon, Va.) earned their way on the All-ECAC Team. Broccoli came in right behind Tucker in 16th place (15 points) in 25:56.3.
Freshman Anna Lewis (Lakehead, Calif.) was the next Mariner to finish, coming in 42nd place (40 points) with a time of 27:43.9. Senior Mary Catherine Zehnder (Carle Place, N.Y.) placed 69th (66 points) in 29:10.4 and freshman Valerie Bowman (Newark, Ohio) rounded out the USMMA runners at the event with an 83rd place (79 point) finish in 30:28.3.
Up next, Merchant Marine will participate in the NCAA Regional Meet next Saturday, Nov. 12, hosted by Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. For more information on the event, click here.
Women's 5K Race
Pl. Name Time
15 Sophia Tucker 25:55.9
16 Briana Broccoli 25:56.3
42 Anna Lewis 27:43.9
69 Mary Catherine Zehnder 29:10.4
83 Valerie Bowman 30:28.3
Receive USMMA Women's Cross Country News Right To Your E-Mail!
If you would like to receive the latest news on the USMMA women's cross country team, including all press releases, send an e-mail to Assistant Athletic Director for Communications Joe Guster at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Women's Cross Country E-Mails."
Follow USMMA Athletics On Social Media!
Be sure to follow USMMA Athletics on social media to get up-to-the-minute updates on your favorite teams! Start following today on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube!
Women’s Cross Country Places Ninth At ECAC Championships