Women's Cross Country: Raiders Gain Experience in Regional Course Preview

Women's Cross Country: Raiders Gain Experience in Regional Course Preview

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Mount Union women's cross country team finished 13th out of 24 teams with 359 points at the Knight Invite Saturday afternoon in Grand Rapids.

This being the first race for four of the top five ladies as they got to preview the course they will run for regionals as well as getting to run their first 6k race.

Senior Katie Durisin (Painesville / Riverside) led the team finishing in a time of 22:50.9 in 25th overall.

A freshman quartet of Savannah Kole (Medina), Megan Wertz (Canton / Glen Oak), Julia Magliocca (Canfield), and Angela DeFabio (Twinsburg) finished the scoring for the Raiders.  

Division II school Hillsdale won the meet with 84 points.

Next up for Mount Union is the All-Ohio Championships on Saturday, September 28th at 1 pm in Cedarville, Ohio.

Team Scores

  1. Hillsdale 84, 2. Oberlin 116, 3. Aquinas 129, 4. Grand Valley St. 132, 5. Case Western 153, 6. John Carroll 163, 7. St. Francis (Ill.) 170, 8. Calvin 227, 9. Cornerstone 271, 10. Kenyon 272, 11. Trine 330, 12. Findlay 349, 13. Mount Union 359, 14. DePauw 361, 15. Manchester 387, 16. St. Mary's (Ind.) 437, 17. Albion 496, 18. Heidelberg 524, 19. Calumet-St. Joseph 572, 20. Alma 587. 21. Goshen 602, 22. Muskegon CC 620, 23. Spring Arbor 651, 24. Grand Rapids CC 665

Top 5 Individuals

  1. Evie Bultemeyer (TRI) 21:29.0, 2. Kelli Smith (COR) 21:40.2, 3. Alexis Miller (UNAT) 21:49.4, 4. Sophia Maeda (HIL) 22:03.1, 5. Sydney Jenko (JCU) 22:04.6

Mount Union Indivuduals

25. Katie Durisin 22:50.9, 76. Savannah Kole 23:56.7, 102. Megan Wertz 24:19.7, 107. Julia Magliocca 24:26.4, 109. Angela DeFabio 24:29.0, 126. Kate Wilson 24:53.0, 143. Kinsley Anstine 25:40.4, 160. Tess McConkey 26:15.9, 163. Anna Bartlett  26:22.1