Women's Cross Country Sends Two Runners to Compete on National Stage
Issue   |   Wed, 12/02/2015 - 00:14

The Amherst College women’s cross country team sent two runners to the NCAA Division III Championship on Saturday, Nov. 21. Savanna Gornisiewicz ’17 and Lizzie Lacy ’19 each notched top-75 finishes in the race at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wisconsin.

Gornisiewicz claimed 65th place at the national meet with a time of 22:06.06. She finished a strong junior season with one of her best performances of the season, bettering her time at Division III championships last year by 14 seconds with an average mile time of 5:56.

Lacy concluded her first season with the purple and white by finishing with a time of 22:10.50. She finished 10th among first-year runners.

NESCAC archrival Williams took the national title, placing all seven of its runners within the top 100 with a team score of 81. Abrah Masterson of Cornell College claimed the individual title, finishing with a mark of 21:23.10.