Women’s Cross Country Places 24th at National Catholic Championship
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Sophomore Stephanie Kearsley (Manchester, N.H.) was the top finisher for the Saint Anselm College women's cross country team as she finished 133rd at the 32nd Annual National Catholic Championship, hosted by the University of Notre Dame on Friday afternoon. The Hawks finished in 24th as a team with 685 points, while Notre Dame won the meet with 22 points.
Kearsley completed the five-kilometer course in a time of 20 minutes flat.
Classmate Katharine Meinertz (Smithfield, R.I.) supported Kearsley's effort by placing 139th in a time of 20:04, while freshman Frankie Mueller (Northborough, Mass.) was 143rd in 20:10.
Junior Aileen Hickey (Hingham, Mass.) finished 184th as she crossed the finish line at 20:53.
Sophomore Hilary Keithcart (Essex, Vt.) rounded out the Saint Anselm runners, finishing 255th in a time of 22:46.
The Hawks return to action Friday, Sept. 23 at the Rivier Invitational.