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Roxanne Fleischer © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror finish 15th at Gettysburg Invitational in final event before conference championship

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) finished 17th overall, completing the 6,000-meter course in a time of 24:39.32 to lead McDaniel to a 15th-place finish at the 2009 Gettysburg Invitational in women's cross country action on Saturday.

The Green Terror finished with 394 points on the wet course - the same course that will host the 2009 Centennial Conference championship in two weeks. Division II Shippensburg won the 28-team event with 72 points.

Roxanne Fleischer (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) crossed five spots behind Wilson in a time of 25:05.32.

Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) crossed 133rd overall in the 289-person field with a time of 27:33.71 while Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) was 137th in a time of 27:41.40.

Emma Nichols (Myersville, Md./Middletown) rounded out McDaniel's top five runners, crossing 167th in a time of 28:19.57.

The Green Terror returns to action at the conference championship meet on Oct. 31. Race time is 11 a.m.

Team Scores: 1. Shippensburg 72, 2. Christopher Newport 88, 3. Messiah 127, 4. Gettysburg 139, 5.  Ohio Wesleyan 167, 6. Susquehanna 185, 7.  Frostburg 208, 8. Marywood 217, 9. Washington and Lee 217, 10. Juniata 308, 11. Saint Vincent 310, 12. Walsh 311, 13. Salisbury 335, 14. Denison 376, 15. McDaniel 394, 16. Ursinus 400, 17. Alderson-Broaddus 431, 18. Johns Hopkins 457, 19. Bridgewater  496, 20.  Philadelphia Biblical 662, 21. Eastern Mennonite 685, 22. Baptist Bible 710, 23. Earlham 737, 24. Chestnut Hill 742, 25. Hagerstown Community College 753, 26. Widener 758, 27. Anne Arundel Community College 788, 28. Immaculata 822.

McDaniel Finishers (6,000 meters, 289 competitors): 17. Lindsay Wilson 24:39.32, 22. Roxanne Fleischer 25:05.32, 133. Joy Chand 27:33.71, 137. Jennifer Garnett 27:41.40, 167. Emma Nichols 28:19.57, 214. Emily Hajjar 29:58.98, 244. Lisa Katchan 31.08.14, 247. Kristin Beil 31:11.60, 248. Lauren DiNatale 31:21.81, 258. Forest Fleischer 32:02.84, 281. Missy Black 36:59.82.

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