Women's Cross Country

Powell places 39th

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

FREDERICK, Md. – Carinna Powell (Chesapeake Beach, Md./Northern) finished 39th to lead McDaniel at the Hood Cross Country Open in women's cross country action on Saturday.

Time and Score:

  • The Green Terror finished 10th of 14 teams at the meet with 233 points. A total of 119 runners competed at the 6,000-meter distance. Grove City won the meet with 21 points.

Heads of the Class:

  • Carinna Powell turned in a time of 26:23 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 50th (27:16).
  • Sarah Lighter (Olney, Md./Good Counsel) finished 60th (27:57).
  • Lucy Benson (Wilmington, Del./Sanford) finished 79th (29:47)
  • Jill Shephard (Monkton, Md./North Harford) finished 86th (30:15)

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

  • Carinna Powell bettered her previous best time by 10 seconds.
  • Steph Becker bettered her previous best time by 1 minute, 52 seconds.
  • Sarah Lighter bettered her previous best time by 24 seconds.
  • Jill Shephard bettered her previous best time by 1 minute, 46 seconds.
  • Mable Buchanan (Westminster, Md./North Carroll) bettered her previous best by one second.

Making the List: The following athletes turned in a top-10 all-time Green Terror time on the course.

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

Next Up: The Green Terror is back in action at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Haverford on Saturday, Oct. 29 beginning at 11 a.m.

 

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