BOSTON- The Yale women's cross country team competed in the New England Championships today, placing 16th of 39 teams. Senior Lindsey Raymond was the team's front-runner, placing in the top 40 of 269 athletes. The Bulldogs combined for 477 points while the championship went to the women of Boston College with 38 points. Dartmouth was fifth (177 points) and Brown was 24th (648 points).
Raymond was the 38th runner to cross the line on Saturday, completing her first 5k in Yale blue in 18:42. Sophomore Sarah Barry was next, finishing in 70th place at 19:08. They were followed by senior captain Anne Lovelace (87th- 19:22), senior Madeline Adams (138th- 20:05) and freshman Samantha Fry (145th- 20:08). Freshman Alyssa LaGuardia (168th- 20:29) and senior Kristin Johnson (174th- 20:36) also competed for the Bulldogs.
The team will be back in action on Oct. 15th at the Princeton Invitational.
Report by Natalie Villa '13, Yale Sports Publicity