BIDDEFORD, ME - The Saint Joseph's Women's Cross Country team
placed third with 105 points in the University of New England
Invitational on Saturday morning. Katie
Murphy '11 (Baileyville, ME) toured the 5K course
in 22:09 to lead all SJC runners and placed 14th overall.
With the top three runners and five in the top ten, University of Southern Maine won the event with 21 points. UNE placed second with 44 points, Maine-Presque Isle finished fourth (112 pts.), Maine Maritime was fifth (127) and Lyndon State placed sixth (139). Thomas (295) and Unity (336) rounded out the scoring for the day.
Carly Dion (USM) won the event with a 20:09 time and was followed by Sarah Myrick (USM, 20:29), Jennie Foley (USM, 20:30), Rachel Sincebaugh (MMA, 20:45) and Erin Garvey (USM, 20:55).
Other notable runners for the Monks include Mary Casinghino '10 (Manchester, NH) (22:21, 16th), Shannon Marden '10 (Dover-Foxcroft, ME) (23:00, 25th), Allison Pearsall '12 (West Newbury, MA) (24:03, 33rd), Christina Meehan '11 (Nashua, NH) (24:37, 39th) and Claire Cook '10 (Sangerville, ME) (24:38, 40th).
Saint Joseph's will host an alumni race next Saturday at 9:00 AM.