November 12, 2011

Peoples punctuates career

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) finished 106th overall to lead McDaniel at the 2011 NCAA Division III Mideast Regional women's cross country meet hosted by DeSales on Saturday.

As a team, the Green Terror finished 35th with 933 points at the 47-team regional. Centennial Conference-foe Johns Hopkins led five conference teams in the top seven with the team title, scoring 78 points.

Peoples finished the 6,000-meter course in a time of 25:36 in the field of 335 runners.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) was 10 places behind her teammate, crossing in a time of 25:42.

Laura Shinn (Weehawken, N.J./Pennington) finished 217th overall in a time of 27:36.

Avalon McOmber (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) and Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) finished 252nd (28:12) and 261st (28:32), respectively.

Lauren Murray (Centreville, Md./Queen Anne's County) and Kristen Beil (Parkton, Md./Hereford) rounded out the McDaniel competitors in 271st (28:57) and 285th (29:29), respectively.

Team Scores: 1. Johns Hopkins 78, 2. Dickinson 99, 3. Elizabethtown 108, 4. Haverford 120, 5. Grove City 289, 6. Gettysburg 308, 7. Muhlenberg 338, 8. Carnegie Melon 358, 9. Marywood 382, 10. Allegheny 411, 11. Salisbury 421, 12. Messiah 427, 13. Swarthmore 431, 14. Moravian 478, 14. York (Pa.) 478, 16. DeSales 510, 16. Goucher 510, 18. Scranton 528, 19. Penn State-Behrend 533, 20. Gwynedd-Mercy 556, 21. Franklin & Marshall 575, 22. Lebanon Valley 586, 23. Bryn Mawr 637, 24. Westminster (Pa.) 650, 25. Juniata 651, 26. Geneva 656, 27. St. Vincent (Pa.) 666, 28. Waynesburg 675, 29. Susquehanna 785, 30. Misercordia 799, 31. Washington and Jefferson 846, 32. Bethany (W.V.) 852, 33. Ursinus 882, 34. Delaware Valley 893, 35. McDaniel 933, 36. Hood 947, 37. King's (Pa.) 951, 38. Eastern 985, 39. Thiel 1023, 40. Widener 1032, 41. Wilkes 1112, 42. St. Mary's (Md.) 1162, 43. Albright 1169, 44. Philadelphia Biblical 1336, 45. Keystone 1414, 46. Stevenson 1421, 47. Cedar Crest 1525. 

McDaniel Results (6,000 meters, 335 competitors): 106. Emily Peoples 25:36, 116. Becky Kaler 25:42, 217. Laura Shinn 27:36, 252. Avalon McOmber 28:12, 261. Joy Chand 28:32, 271. Lauren Murray 28:57, 285. Kristin Beil 29:29.

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