Three Colby runners earn all-region honors

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 19, 2010
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Berol Dewdney

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College's Amy Tortorello and Emma Linhard, who will both run in the NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Iowa, and teammate Berol Dewdney were each named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association New England All-Region Team.

Wartburg College will host the championships at Max Championship Cross Country Course in Waverly, Iowa. The women's race will begin at noon (EST).

Tortorello finished in 17th place at Saturday's NCAA New England Region Championships and Linhard took 18th to place high enough to get a spot in the NCAA meet. Tortorello finished the 6-kilometer course in 22:57.4 and Linhard was slightly behind her with a 22:58.0.

Dewdney finished in 32nd place with a time of 23:24.2 to earn her all-region honor. The top 35 in each of the nine regional meets were honored.

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