Women's Cross Country

Powell places 11th

Carinna Powell (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Carinna Powell (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Carinna Powell (Chesapeake Beach, Md./Northern) finished 11th to lead McDaniel at the Lancaster Bible Homecoming Invitational in women's cross country action on Thursday.

Time and Score:

  • The Green Terror finished second of 10 teams at the meet with 85 points. A total of 79 runners competed at the 6,000-meter distance. Lebanon Valley won the meet with 20 points.

Heads of the Class:

  • Carinna Powell turned in a time of 27:02 to lead McDaniel in the race.

Five of a Kind: The following athletes rounded out the scoring five at the meet:

  • Steph Becker (New Oxford, Pa./New Oxford) finished 20th (29:08).
  • Sarah Lighter (Olney, Md./Good Counsel) finished 21st (29:10).
  • Mable Buchanan (Westminster, Md./North Carroll) finished 28th (30:19)
  • Lucy Benson (Wilmington, Del./Sanford) finished 33rd (31:05)

Top of Her Game: The following athletes turned in their best 6K time of the season at the meet:

  • Carinna Powell's time of 27:02 was 1:19 better than her previous best.
  • Steph Becker's time of 29:08 was 2:32 better than her previous best.
  • Sarah Lighter's time of 29:10 was 2:01 better than her previous best.
  • Lucy Benson's time of 31:05 was 50 seconds better than her previous best.

The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:

Next Up: The Green Terror is back in action at the Goucher Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8 beginning at 10 a.m.

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