Women's Cross Country

McDaniel runs third to open year

Lindsay Wilson © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Lindsay Wilson © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Wilson paces Green Terror at Metro Meet with 12th-place showing

COCKEYSVILLE, Md. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) finished 12th overall to lead McDaniel to a third-place finish in the season-opening Baltimore Metro Meet in women's cross country action on Friday.

The Green Terror was second among the four Division III teams in the 5,000-meter event, finishing with 97 points. Johns Hopkins took the title with 23 points while Towson was second with 32.

Wilson was the first non-Blue Jay or Tiger to cross the line, completing the course in a time of 19:30.48.

Missy Black (West Grove, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) was the second McDaniel runner across the line, finishing 28th with a time of 21:07.24.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) crossed 40th overall (22:13.07) while Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) was 43rd (22:46.72).

Phoebe McHale (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) and Laura Shinn (Weehawkin, N.J./Pennington) were 50th (23:19.37) and 51st (23:27.12), respectively.

The Green Terror returns to action in its home invitational on Saturday, Sept. 11. The first race begins at 9:40 a.m.

Team Scores: 1. Johns Hopkins 23, 2. Towson 32, 3. McDaniel 97, 4. Goucher 98, 5. Morgan State 167, 6T. Coppin State 178, 6T. CCBC Essex 178, 8. Stevenson 216.

McDaniel Finishers (5,000 meters, 81 competitors): 12. Lindsay Wilson 19:30.48, 28. Missy Black 21:07.24, 40. Becky Kaler 22:13.07, 43. Jennifer Garnett 22:46.72, 50. Phoebe McHale 23:19.37, 51. Laura Shinn 23:19.37, 57. Amber Slater 23:54.99, 67. Kristine Harjes 25:37.35, 79. Forest Fleischer 28:40.30.