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Women's Cross Country Competes in the New England Championships

Women's Cross Country Competes in the New England Championships

Boston, Mass - October 10, 2015 - The Springfield College women's cross country team competed on the Franklin Park 5K course at the New England Championships on Saturday afternoon. The Pride raced against the top teams in the region and finished 36th overall with a score of 936. 

The Pride was led by Abby Wright (Pittsfield, Mass), who finished in a time of 19:24.7 and in 133rd place. Following Wright, was Samantha Pomroy (Lebanon, Maine), who completed the course in 19:50.0 and in 175th place. Elizabeth Footit (Wilbraham, Mass.) was next in with a time of 20:12.5 and in 197th place. 

Rounding out the top five runners were Rachael Seymour (Red Hook, N.Y.) and Stephanie Williams (Simsbury, Conn.) in 238th and 245th place, respectively. Seymour finished in 20:56.8 and Williams finished in 21:15.1. 

Boston College won the championship, while Quinnipiac, Yale, Stonehill and MIT followed. 

The Pride will compete next Saturday, October 17th at the Connecticut College Invitiational.