Women's Cross Country: Mount Union Places 3rd at OAC Championships

Hilary Reigle (photo by Joe Colon)
Hilary Reigle (photo by Joe Colon)

TIFFIN, Ohio -- Mount Union's women's cross country team placed third at the 2017 Ohio Athletic Conference Championships Saturday in Tiffin.

The Purple Raiders finished with 69 points which was just one point behind second place John Carroll (68) while Otterbein won the conference title with 51 points.

Mount Union was led by junior Hilary Reigle (Madison / Madison), who placed third overall with a time of 22:20.6 on the 6k course while senior Katie Vance (Burbank/Norwayne) placed eighth with a time of 22:56.1. With fininishing in the top-9, Reigle and Vance both earned First Team All-OAC honors.

Finishing with Second Team All-OAC honors were junior Hannah Reigle (Madison/Madison) who placed 14th with a time of 23:25.6 and sophomore Katie Durisin (Painesville/Riverside) who finished 16th with a time of 23:31.3.

Mount Union next runs at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Saturday, Nov. 11 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.

2017 OAC Men's Cross Country Championships - Tiffin, Ohio

Team Scores

1. Otterbein 51, 2. John Carroll 68 3. Mount Union 69, 4. Ohio Northern 100, 5. Baldwin Wallce 124, 6. Muskingum 167, 7. Heidelberg 179, 8. Capital 193, 9. Wilmington 272

Top 18 Individuals- Top 9 All-OAC First Team, Second 9 All-OAC Second Team

1. Claire Lamb (OTT) 21:32.2, 2. Emily Richards (ONU) 22:04.4, 3. Hilary Reigle (MTU) 22:20.6 4. Heather Sandvik (OTT) 22:26.8, 5. Rachel House (HEID) 22:37.3, 6. Ashlie Baumann (ONU) 22:42.9, 7. Erin Kiley (JCU) 22:52.3 8. Katie Vance (MTU) 22:56.1, 9. Cassie Schillero (JCU) 22:59.7, 10. Rachel Timberlake (MUSK) 23:05.3, 11. Bella Pendola (BW) 23:07.6, 12. Katy Foltz (OTT) 23:20.1, 13. Lorenza Savini (OTT) 23:22.2, 14. Hannah Reigle (MTU) 23:25.6, 15. Maria Sage (JCU) 23:26.1, 16. Katie Durisin (MTU) 23.31.3, 17. Morgan Kelley (JCU) 23:32.6, 18. Hastings Marek (BW) 23:33.3

Mount Union Times

3. Hilary Reigle 22:20.6, 8. Katie Vance 22:36.1, 14. Hannah Reigle 23:25.6, 16. Katie Durisin 23:31.3, 28. Nicole Rinaldi 24:00.0, 34. Carmen Phillips 24:25.5, 47. Sarah Vapenik 24:54.1, 62. Emily Henson 25:36.2, 67. Grace Latham 25:47.3, 70. Sarah Mason 25:56.1, 76. Bella Wagner 26:17.3, 77. Colleen Bentler 26.20.7, 79. Tess McConkey 26.36.0, 80. Emily Schutt 26:40.0 85. Katherine Wilson 26.47.8, 87. Emmalee Carver 26.59.7, 101. Frankie Bowman 27:58.1, 113. Haley Boyd 29:08.2