‘Second seven’ place 12th out of 27 at ECAC cross country championships
Full race results here.
First-year Allie Goldstein (Needham, Mass.) led a balanced Bates team at the ECAC Championships.
WATERFORD, Conn. — First-year Allie Goldstein (Needham, Mass.) led a balanced effort for the Bates College women’s cross country team at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships, hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday.
With Bates’ top seven runners being held out in preparation for next week’s NCAA Regional championships, Goldstein finished 57th overall to lead the Bobcats, covering the 6-kilometer course at Harkness Memorial State Park in 24:34.
Bates placed 12th out of 27 teams at the meet with 392 points, just ahead of the University of Southern Maine (400).
Goldstein was followed closely behind by junior Emily Williams (Harvard, Mass.), who placed 64th in 24:42. Sophomore Caroline Ginsberg (Belfast, Maine) came in 87th at 25:29, followed by senior Holly Bales (Thornton, N.H.) in 89th at 25:32.
Finising out Bates’ top six runners were junior Elizabeth Scannell (Arlington, Mass.) in 95th (25:46) and sophomore Lillian Rossow-Greenberg (Sag Harbor, N.Y.) in 122nd (27:01).
“This was a really good race for us,” said head coach Jay Hartshorn. “Everybody ran their best times except for Lillian, who is under the weather.”
Bates’ top seven runners compete at the NCAA Regionals in Springfield, Mass., this Saturday.