Seahawks Take Home Second Overall at EMU Invite, Taylor Captures First Place Finish

Photo Credit - Bill Wood
Women's XC begins a meet together
Photo Credit - Bill Wood Women's XC begins a meet together

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's cross country team continued their 2019 season with a second place finish at the Eastern Mennonite University On the Farm XC Invitational.

 The Basics

  • Place – 2nd of 3/37 points

  • Location – Eastern Mennonite University – Harrisonburg, Va.

 St. Mary's Top 5 Finishers

  • Junior Kara Taylor ran a 20:13.2 which put her in first overall and three seconds ahead of Eastern Mennonite's Abigail Shelly.

  • Senior Marie Lewis just missed out on a top five finish as she came in sixth overall with a time of 22:13.0.

  • Grace Dillingham was right behind Lewis in seventh place overall by crossing the finish line at 22:40.4

  • Melody Raymond was the fourth Seahawk to cross the finish line as she ran a 24:15.3 for tenth overall. 

  • The fifth Seahawk to finish was Amy Forsbacka as she ran a 25:19.9 for 15th overall.

 Other Race Highlights

  • Taylor would take home her first overall top finish of the year as she ran a meet best 20:13.2.

  • Eastern Mennonite would win the meet as they placed runners in the two through five spot. 

 Seahawk Finishers (46 runners): 1. Kara Taylor; 6. Marie Lewis; 7. Grace Dillingham, 10. Melody Raynaud; 15. Amy Forsbacka 17. Isabel Hermans (26:14.5)


Up Next For the Seahawks 

  • Sept. 21 at Stockton University| 10:30 A.M.| Osprey Invitational 

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