STANDISH, ME - First-year runner Alysn
Ludwig '09 (Waldoboro, ME) led the way for St.
Joe's with a time of 13:41 to finish in first place in the two-mile
Runnin' Monks Early Bird XC Meet and six SJC runners finished in
the top eleven overall as the Royal Blue cruised to a top finish in
the opening meet of the season over University of New England and
New England College on Saturday.
University of New England freshman Jessie Partlow (Hopkinton, NH) earned a second place finish with a time of 13:48 and Brooke Fallon ‘12 (Dennis, MA) finished in fifth with a time of 14:11, both top scores for their respective teams.
For St. Joe's, Tiffany Binette '11 (Biddeford, ME) finished third (14:02) and Katie Murphy '11 (Baileyville, ME) was one second behind (14:03) and placed in fourth. Rounding out the Lady Monks in the top eleven were Mary Casinghino '10 (Manchester, NH) (6th, 14:20), Christina Meehan '11 (Nashua, NH) (7th, 14:28) and Shannon Marden '10 (Dover-Foxcroft, ME) (11th, 14:46).
St. Joe's will compete next on September 27th in the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College in Williamstown, MA.