Posted: Nov 16, 2019
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Hood College women's cross country team competed in the NCAA Mid-East Regional where they had their best regional finish since 2013.
How it Happened
- Saoirse Conley finished 188th out of 349 runners in the 6,000-meter course in 25:22.4.
- Raphaella Henson-Vendrell ended 195th with a time of 25:36.1.
- Lauren Fancella completed the course in 25:57.0 (214th) and Haylee Plaudis finished in 26:07.6 (222nd).
- Krista Przywara finished 241st in 26:35.0 and Lauren Crossey finished 289th in 28:16.4.
- Julee Wells placed 299th, finishing in 28:44.8.
- Isabel Cardi from Dickinson was the individual winner in 20:38.5.
- Johns Hopkins won the team championship with two top-five finishers and a total of 88 points.
- Hood placed 34th out of 49 teams. The Blazers averaged 25:56, which was the fastest average top five time all season.
- "I'm very grateful to have finished such a great race with an amazing team. I never doubted that we could do it and everyone was always supporting each other. It was a perfect end to my cross country collegiate experience." - Senior Lauren Fancella
This competition concludes the Blazers season.