Gravel, Knight in top 15 at NE region meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 14, 2009
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Cassi Knight

CUMBERLAND, Maine --- Katrina Gravel finished in ninth place and teammate Cassi Knight was 13th for the Colby College women's cross country team as the Mules placed seventh out of 47 teams at the NCAA New England Region Qualifier on Saturday at Twin Brook.

The Mules had a team score of 224 and were fifth among NESCAC schools. MIT won the meet with a score of 63.

Gravel had a time of 22 minutes, 5.5 seconds over the 6,000-meter course to earn her top-10 finish in a field of 315 finishers. Knight continued to run well after missing most of the season with an injury and clocked a 22:10.5.

Emma Linhard placed 62nd in 23:32.0, Mandy Ivey was 69th in 23:52.1, and Layne Schwab took 71st in 23:52.3 in her first New England Region Qualifier. Berol Dewdney was 86th in 24:09.5 and Greta Wells was right behind her in 87th in 24:11.5.

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