October 31, 2009

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY PLACES FOURTH AT AE CHAMPIONSHIPS

WILLISTON, Vt. - Junior Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) and senior Courtney Hamer (Andover, Mass.) placed 13th and 14th, respectively, as the University of New Hampshire women's cross country team placed fourth overall at the America East Championships on Saturday afternoon at the University of Vermont's Catamount Outdoor Center.

The Wildcats totaled 103 points and finished behind Stony Brook University (28), the University of Maine (89) and Vermont (98), but ahead of Boston University (144), the University at Albany (144), Binghamton University (150), the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (178) and the University of Hartford (267).

Letourneau ran the 5,050-meter course in a time of 19 minutes, 8.30 seconds, while Hamer finished in 19:12.70.

Sophomore Elizabeth Campbell (Colonia, N.J.) crossed the finish line in 19th place at 19:31.70. Junior Jennifer Racine (Haverhill, Mass.) and senior Nicole Wrobel (Bedford, N.H.) rounded out the Wildcat scorers, placing 29th and 30th, respectively, in times of 19:54.60 and 19:55.00.

The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Nov. 14 at the NCAA Northeast Regional at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.

 

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