Mountain Hawks fifth in Patriot League Championships
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Led by senior Katherine Pierce, the Lehigh women’s cross country team finished fifth in the Patriot League Championships on a snowy Saturday on the Goodman Campus. Pierce placed second with a time of 22:05.40 to earn All-Patriot League laurels for a third straight season.
"Katherine did a tremendous job," said head coach Debbie Utesch. "It was an incredible senior performance and just a tremendous effort from her."
Navy won the championships with 53 points. Bucknell was right behind with 56, followed by Colgate (98), Army (111), Lehigh (128), American (139), Lafayette (173) and Holy Cross (178).
Following Pierce was a trio of sophomores - Marissa Galante in 30th (23:31.80), Katherine Howley in 32nd (23:33.80) and Jessica Kendzor in 35th (23:42.90). Rounding out Lehigh’s top seven were freshman Shannon Wright in 37th (23:43.50), junior Samantha Anderson in 42nd (23:55.30) and senior Amanda Gosselin in 48th (24:01.70).
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The Mountain Hawks now look ahead to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Qualifiers on Nov. 12 in Princess Anne, Md.