Beers Sets School Record with Fastest Finish on Home Course for Camels
WATERFORD, Conn.--The Connecticut College women's cross country hosted its home invitational at Harkness State Park in Waterford Saturday. Ariana Beers (Fayetteville, N.Y.) posted a time of 22:32 on the 6k course to place 13th in the field, landing on the All-Invitational Team. Beers' time set a school record for the fastest time on the home course for a women's cross country runner. Results .
The Camels placed 11th in the 21 team field with a score of 297 points. Tufts University placed its top five runners in the top 20 to win the invitational with a score of 54 points. Plattsburgh State place second with a score of 91 points and the Owls of Keene State College took third place with a score of 151 points.
Bridgewater State University junior Molly Rouillard was the individual champion with a time of 21:44.
Senior Michelle Wesley (Millwood, N.Y.) was the second Camel finisher in 70th place with a time of 24:03. Emily Winter (Easton, Conn.) finished in 71st place with an identical time as Wesley's in 24:03. Nicole Adam (Cheshire, Conn.) posted a time of 24:11 to finish in 83rd place.
Anna Laurence (Newton, Mass.) finished in 108th place with a time of 24:41. Amy Klopp (Monroe, Conn.) completed the course in 25 minutes flat en route to a 121st place showing for the Camels. Senior Merry Byrne (Brookside, N.J.) was the seventh Camel finisher in 134th place with a time of 25:18.
The Connecticut College Alumnae placed four of its runners among the top 20 to finish in 18th place with a score of 544 points.
Connecticut College All-Invitational Team
1 MOLLY ROUILLARD Sr BRIDGEWATER ST. 21:44
2 SAMANTHA MAYDEN Sr MUHLENBERG 21:53
3 MAGGIE FITTER Sr KEENE STATE 21:57
4 AUDREY GOULD Fr TUFTS 21:58
5 BETH SCHWAB Jr MARYWOOD 22:02
6 COURTNEY DINNAN Sr SO. CONN. ST. 22:07
7 NICHOLE WISCHOFF Sr NEW PALTZ ST. 22:09
8 ABBY BARKER Jr TUFTS 22:11
9 AMANDA SCHERMERHORN Sr PLATTSBURGH ST. 22:20
10 KELLEY DRISCOLL Jr PLATTSBURGH ST. 22:24
11 LAURA PETERSON Jr TUFTS 22:29
12 MADELEINE CAREY Jr TUFTS 22:30
13 ARIANA BEERS Fr CONN COLLEGE 22:32
14 DIANA D'ACHILLE Jr MARYWOOD 22:33
15 AMANDA WOLFER Jr NEW PALTZ ST. 22:35
2012 CONNECTICUT COLLEGE
CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL
1. 54 Tufts
2. 91 Plattsburgh St.
3. 151 Keene State
4. 157 Oneonta
5. 158 So. Conn. St.
6. 167 Muhlenberg
7. 171 Marywood
8. 180 New Paltz St.
9. 241 Ramapo
10. 258 Coast Guard
11. 297 Conn College
12. 330 WPI
13. 342 Springfield
14. 362 Bridgewater St.
15. 444 UMass Dartmouth
16. 446 Johnson & Wales
17. 483 Trinity
18. 544 Conn Coll Alumni
19. 563 Sarah Lawrence
20. 624 Mitchell
DNS UMass Boston
October 13, 2012