Women's Cross Country

Minutewomen Tie For First In Regular Season Finale

Christine Davis finished third overall and first for the Minutewomen for the first time in her collegiate career.

Christine Davis finished third overall and first for the Minutewomen for the first time in her collegiate career.

Oct. 25, 2013


NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - The Minutewomen tied for first place with Providence with 78 points in New Britain, Conn. on Friday afternoon in the CCSU Mini-Meet. They finished tied for first in a field of 16 on a course less than two miles long. Providence is ranked first in the country however they did not run their full squad. Freshman standout Christine Davis placed third overall in a race including 137 runners and came just seconds short of the course record going into the meet.

At the start of competition the best time recorded on the CCSU Mini-Meet course was 10:03, a time set last season. Christine Davis finished just 12-seconds short of the course record with her third place finish overall with a time of 10-minutes, 15-seconds. She was trailed by Katie Powers in ninth place, completing the race in 10-minutes, 20-seconds. This was both Davis and Powers' best race of the season in terms of team and overall finish.

Rachel Hilliard was just seconds behind Powers finishing 15th overall at 10-minutes, 26-seconds. Sarah Barrett was the next to finish at 10-minutes, 36-seconds. The senior placed fourth for her team and 24th overall. Just a second behind her was Alexandra Purdue-Smithe in 27th place at 10-minutes, 37-seconds.

Finishing off the top seven was Carly Zinner and Katrina Martyn. Zinner ran the course in 10-minutes, 42-seconds while Martyn finished in 10-minutes 45-seconds. The pair finished 35th and 41st respectively.



Top Five Overall
1. Eimear Black - Bryant - 9:47.00
2. Grace Thek - Providence - 9:51.00
3. Christine Davis - Massachusetts - 10:14.80
4. Martha Reynolds - Bryant - 10:15.45
5. Sarah Barry - Yale - 10:17.17

Massachusetts Top Seven
3. Christine Davis - 10:15
9. Katie Powers - 10:20
15. Rachel Hilliard - 10:26
24. Sarah Barrett - 10:36
27. Alexandra Purdue-Smithe - 10:37
35. Carly Zinner - 10:42
41. Katrina Martyn - 10:45


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 10
    at New England Championship 12:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 23
    at CCSU Mini-Meet (3K) 4:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 31
    at Atlantic 10 Championship 10:45 AM
    Friday, Nov 13
    at NCAA Northeast Regional 12:00 PM
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