Women's cross country fourth at ECAC meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 5, 2011
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Abby Cheruiyot

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. --- Abby Cheruiyot led all Colby College runners by placing 26th overall to help the Mules finish in fourth place out of 40 teams at the ECAC Division III Women's Cross Country Championships at Mount Greylock High School on Saturday.
 
The Mules, who rested their top seven runners for next weekend's NCAA New England Regional Qualifier, had all seven runners Saturday in the top 56 in a field of 276 finishers. Anna Doyle was 30th in 24:29 over the 6-kilometer course, Michaela Swiatek took 38th with a 24:29, Emily Harper finished in 24:47 for 40th place, Sylvia Doyle had the same clocking as Harper for 41st place, Maeve McGovern made it in the top 50 by taking 47th in 24:54, and Morgan Lingar had a 25:03 for 56th place.
 
The Mules had a team score of 175, with seven NESCAC schools in the top seven. Middlebury College had a score of 25 to win the event.
 
ECAC Women's Cross Country Championships
Team scores
1. Middlebury 25; 2. Williams 40; 3. Tufts 162; 4. Colby 175; 5. Amherst 190; 6. Wesleyan 216; 7. Bates 254; 8. Springfield 277; 9. St. Joseph's (LI) 309; 10. Keene State 326; 11. U. New England 339; 12. Wililam Smith 364; 13. Mount Saint Mary 462; 14. Coast Guard 493; 15. Johnson & Wales 515; 16. Cobleskill 520; 17. Husson 581; 18. Roger Williams 615; 19. Salve Regina 626; 20. Endicott 629; 21. Bard 646; 22. Colby-Sawyer and Connecticut College, 672; 24. Lasell 673; 25. Westfield State 714; 26. Emerson 724; 27. Castleton State 742; 28. Drew 743; 29. St. Joseph's (Maine) 745; 30. Lyndon State 778; 31. Purchase 799; 32. Framingham State 815; 33. Cazenovia 856; 34. USMMA 876; 35. Mass. Liberal Arts 924; 36. Farmingdale State 1020; 37. Penn State-Altoona 1076; 38. Curry 1078; 39. Penn State-Abington 1109; 40. Suffolk 1164
 
Colby results
26. Abby Cheruiyot, 24:21; 30. Anna Doyle, 24:29; 38. Michaela Swiatek, 24:43; 40. Emily Harper, 24:47; 41. Sylvia Doyle, 24:47; 47. Maeve McGovern, 24:54; 56. Morgan Lingar, 25:03;


 
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