Bates women 13th out of 41 teams at NCAA Regional Qualifier
Junior Kathryn Moore led Bates for the fourth time this season at the NCAA New England Regionals.
Complete results here.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Bates College’s women’s cross country team finished 13th out of 41 teams at Saturday’s NCAA New England Regional Championship, hosted by Springfield College. With 376 points, the Bobcats were a shade behind MIT (360) for 12th. Williams won the team title, followed in succession by fellow NESCAC programs Colby, Amherst, Middlebury and Tufts.
“Our 1 through 5 runners ran close together, and it was a good finish for us,” said head coach Jay Hartshorn. “We can do better, and we’ll have everyone back here next year but one, so I believe we will.”
Junior Kathryn Moore (Pelham, N.H.) led the way for Bates, placing 52nd overall in a time of 23:32.4. Sophomore Aviva Goldstein (Manchester, N.H.) was next, in 66th place at 23:49.2.
Kim Whipkey (Portland, Maine) finished her consistent senior season in 70th place overall, at 23:51.8, followed by sophomore Molly Balentine (Hampden, Maine) in 89th at 24:15.2, junior Rachel Judson (Denver, Colo.) in 99th at 24:27.9, first-year Krista Stafstrom (Dekalb, Ill.) in 115th at 24:49.1, and first-year Allie Goldstein (Needham, Mass.) in 123rd, at 24:57.4.
There were 265 runners competing at the event.