McDaniel takes first at Hornet Harrier
WINCHESTER, Va. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) notched her fourth individual victory of the season to lead McDaniel to a first-place finish at the Hornet Harrier hosted by Shenandoah in women's cross country action on Saturday.
The Green Terror finished with 27 points in a field that featured three complete teams, defeating Shenandoah – who was ranked fourth in the South Region of the latest USTFCCA rankings – by two points.
Wilson, who was on a three-race winning streak before finishing sixth at the prestigious Paul Short Run last week, completed the 5,000-meter course in a time of 19:16.73. The reigning Centennial Conference Runner of the Week won by nearly 49 seconds.
Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick), Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) and Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) finished eighth (22:51.03), ninth (23:37.78) and 10th (23:50.35), respectively.
The Green Terror returns to action at the Hood Invitational on Saturday.
Team Scores: 1. McDaniel 27, 2. Shenandoah 29, 3. Mary Baldwin 84.
McDaniel Results (5,000 meters, 36 competitors): 1. Lindsay Wilson 19:16.73, 4. Emily Peoples 21:17.32, 5. Missy Black 21:22.62, 8. Becky Kaler 22:51.03, 9. Jennifer Garnett 23:37.78, 10. Joy Chand 23:50.35, 13. Laura Shinn 23:55.20, 15. Phoebe McHale 24:20.60, 17. Amber Slater 24:47.74, 27. Kristine Harjes 28:18.29, 30. Forest Fleischer 30:26.03.