Women's cross country wins another Maine title

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: October 15, 2011
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Berol Dewdney

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine --- Deb Aitken and her Colby College women's cross country team won the Maine Intercollegiate Championships for the 12th time and for the seventh time in the past eight years after edging out Bowdoin College in the nine-team field Saturday at Pineland Farms.
 
Berol Dewdney finished in second place for the second straight year with a time of 19:03 over the 5-kilometer course. Molly Carl of University of Southern Maine won the event in 19:01. Dewdney earned all-state honors for finishing in the top seven along with teammate Eva Lauer, who took fifth place in her first state meet in 19:16.
 
Layne Schwab, an all-state runner from last year, took ninth place in 19:37. Claire Dunn made it four Mules in the top 10 by placing 10th in 19:38. Claire Cannon was 15th for the Mules and Kate Connolly took 16th.
 
2011 Maine State Intercollegiate Cross Country Championships
Hosted by Bates College at Pineland Farms, New Gloucester
(Women's Course: 5 kilometers)
 
Women's Team Results
1. Colby 41; 2. Bowdoin 44; 3. Bates 58; 4. Southern Maine 120; 5. U. of New England 136; 6. Husson 204; 7. St. Joseph's 212; 8. Maine-Farmington 219; 9. Maine-Machias 263; 10. Maine-Presque Isle 279; 11. Thomas 307
 
Top 7 Individuals (All-State Team)
1. Molly Carl (Southern Maine) 19:01; 2. Berol Dewdney (Colby) 19:03; 3. Madelena Rizzo (Bowdoin) 19:06; 4. Olivia MacKenzie (Bowdoin) 19:12; 5. Eva Lauer (Colby) 19:16; 6. Alicia Fannon (Bates) 19:21; 7. Lindsay Cullen (Bates) 19:22.
 
Other Colby results
9. Layne Schwab, 19:37; 10. Claire Dunn, 19:38; 15. Claire Cannon, 20:11; 16. Kate Connolly, 20:14; 21. Emily Harper, 20:21; 22. Sophie Weaver, 20:21; 24. Abby Cheruiyot, 20:23; 28. Maeve McGovern, 20:33; 29. Anna Doyle, 20:34; 31. Sylvia Doyle, 20:37; 33. Michaela Swiatek, 20:45; 35. Emily Arsenault, 20:49; 40. Kylie VanBuren, 20:55; 44. Caitlin Sperzel, 21:06; 53. Brittany Colford, 21:24; 56. Allison Rigby, 21:32; 59. Ginny Keesler, 21:45; 66. Robyn St. Laurent, 22:07; 68. Rachel Frenkil, 22:13; 69. Maggie Parrish, 22:14
 


 
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