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Mesick finishes second at ECAC championship

Mesick finishes second at ECAC championship

THE FACTS
McDaniel finishes fourth
What:
ECAC Championship in women's cross country action
When:
Saturday, Nov. 9
Where: Hudson Valley Sportsdome – Milton, N.Y.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel finished fourth at the ECAC championship hosted at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome, placing two runners in the top seven. The Green Terror posted 98 points.

THE LEADERS
Megan Mesick (Fredericksburg, Va./Chancellor) led the Green Terror with silver medalist honors, completing the 6,000-meter course in a time of 26:02.7.
Julia Murphy (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) was seventh, crossing in a time of 26:45.7.

FOR THE FOES
• St. Joseph's (L.I.) won the team title, scoring 55 points in the field of nine complete teams, led by individual race winner Meagan Haviland, who posted a time of 25:24.2.
• Farmingdale State (63 points) and Mt. St. Mary (80) were second and third in the team standings.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Riley O'Hara (Fairfax, Va./Robinson Secondary School) finished 27th with a time of 28:44.7.
Jill Shephard (Monkton, Md./North Harford) was 35th with a time of 30:00.8.
Maria Kropkowski (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford) placed 39th with a time of 30:19.7.
Bailey Chapman (Bel Air, Md./Patterson Mill) finished 48th overall with a time of 30:54.0.
Mackenzie Meyer (San Jose, Calif./Pioneer) crossed 60th with a time of 32:38.8

THE INSIDE STORY
• A total of 78 runners competed at the 6,000-meter distance.
Megan Mesick turned in the Green Terror's fastest time on the course and bettered her time from a year ago on the same course by nearly six-and-a-half minutes.
Julia Murphy posted the No. 2 time, bettering her mark from a year ago by more than seven minutes.
• Riley O'Hara ranks fourth on the all-time course list while Jill Shephard is fifth. Maria Kropkowski (6th), Bailey Chapman (7th) and Mackenzie Meyer (9th) all make the top 10 at Hudson Valley.
• Mesick and Murphy earn All-ECAC honors for their finish.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the NCAA Div. III Mideast Regional Championship hosted at Lehigh on Saturday. Action begins at 11 a.m.