Women's Cross Country Ties Program Record with 18th at NCAA Regional

Women's Cross Country Ties Program Record with 18th at NCAA Regional

POWELL, Ohio -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women's cross country team tied for its best NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional finish in program history, coming home 18th of 35 teams in Powell, Ohio on Saturday afternoon.

The 18th place finish matches the 2006 squad for the best Rose-Hulman women's cross country team placement at NCAA Regional competition.

Camille Blaisdell led the Fightin' Engineers with an 86th place finish in a six-kilometer time of 24:24.  Annelise Cassidy came home second among Rose-Hulman runners and 110th overall with a time of 24:50.

Other top finishers included Kally Morozin with a time of 24:57; Emma Ross in 25:03; and Rachel Shubella in 25:06.  Competitors also included Mary Petersen with a time of 26:14 and Sarozjani Hunter in 26:23.

Rose-Hulman completed a season that included the team's first conference championship in women's cross country with this year's HCAC team title.  The team's third-place finish at the Indiana Little State Championships also established a new program record.