November 13, 2010

Wilson runs to 19th place at regionals

McDaniel places 25th as team at Mideast meet

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) finished 19th overall to lead McDaniel to a 25th-place showing at the 2010 NCAA Division III Mideast Regional meet hosted by Carnegie Mellon at Cooper's Lake Campground in women's cross country action on Saturday.

As a team, the Green Terror amassed 666 points at the 45-team regional meet, finishing tied with Misericordia. Centennial Conference-foes Johns Hopkins and Dickinson finished 1-2 as a team and are assured of representing the region at next Saturday's NCAA Division III championship meet at Wartburg. The Blue Jays won with 68 points behind individual champion Cecilia Furlong, who edged Delaware Valley's Caitlin Dorgan by one-tenth of a second. The Red Devils finished with 126 points.

Wilson completed the 6,000-meter course in a time of 22:57.0, finishing no more than six spots behind the last individual qualifier for the national event.

Missy Black (West Grove, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) crossed 123rd overall in a time of 25:26.9 while Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) was 133rd in a time of 25:34.5.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) finished 176th with a time of 26:10.7 while Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) was 230th in a time of 27:33.0.

Laura Shinn (Weehawken, N.J./Pennington) and Phoebe McHale (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) rounded out McDaniel's finishers in 240th (27:43.3) and 260th (28:38.2), respectively.

Team Scores: 1. Johns Hopkins 68, 2. Dickinson 126, 3. Elizabethtown 140, 4. Haverford 168, 5. Grove City 170, 6. Carnegie Mellon 252, 7. Swarthmore 274, 8. Marywood 315, 9. Franklin & Marshall 349, 10. Allegheny 359, 11. Gettysburg 360, 12. Muhlenberg 375, 13. Penn State-Behrend 409, 14. Lebanon Valley 412, 15. Susquehanna 422, 16. Moravian 470, 17. Juniata 499, 18. St. Vincent 514, 19. Messiah 531, 20. Scranton 525, 21. Salisbury 576, 22. Delaware Valley 621, 23. DeSales 637, 24. Goucher 660, 25T. McDaniel 666, 25T. Misericordia 666, 27. Gwynedd-Mercy 675, 28. Waynesburg 775, 29. Westminster (Pa.) 793, 30. York (Pa.) 800, 31. Ursinus 847, 32. Bryn Mawr 864, 33. Widener 870, 34. Chatham 878, 35. King's 952, 36. Wilkes 1015, 37. Thiel 1038, 38. Eastern 1113, 39. Washington & Jefferson 1157, 40. St. Mary's (Md.) 1159, 41. Hood 1187, 42. Baptist Bible 1225, 43. Keystone 1259, 44. Stevenson 1329, 45. Mount Aloysius 1378.

McDaniel Results (6,000 meters, 314 competitors): 19. Lindsay Wilson 23:57.0, 123. Missy Black 25:26.9, 133. Emily Peoples 25:34.5, 176. Becky Kaler 26:10.7, 230. Joy Chand 27:33.0, 240. Laura Shinn 27:43.3, 260. Phoebe McHale 28:38.2.

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