Women's Cross Country: Durisin Leads Mount Union at Pre-Nationals

Women's Cross Country: Durisin Leads Mount Union at Pre-Nationals

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Mount Union's women cross country team finished 15th at the Pre-National Saturday afternoon at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.

The leaders were led the wrong way after the 4k mark of the race which included Mount Union's senior Katie Durisin (Painesville / Riverside) who finished 22th overall with a time of 21:42.8.

The Purple Raiders duo of senior Sarah Mason (Alliance / Marlington) and freshman Megan Wertz (Canton / Glen Oak) finished 78th and 89th with times of 22:27.0 and 22:33.3 respectively.

Freshman teammates Savannah Kole (Medina) 22:51.7 and Julia Magilocca (Canfield) 23:00.8 rounded out the scoring for the Raiders in 123rd and 130th respectively.

Freshman Angela DeFabio (Twinsburg) 23:10.3 and junior Kate Wilson (Findlay) 24:01.8 completed Mount Union's lineup.

MIT finished first with a team score of 90 points with Mount Union finishing 15th with a total of 442 points.

Mount Union next competes Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11am at the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College.

Team Scores

1. MIT 90, 2. Oberlin 95, 3. Hope 148, 4. RPI 170, 5. St. Thomas (Minn.) 179, 6. Balwdin Wallace 204, 7. John Carroll 236, 8. Case Western 281, 9. Wis-La Crosse 294, 10. UC Santa Cruz 299, 11. Centre 335, 12. Emory 352, 13. Otterbein 357, 14. Ohio Northern 369, 15. Mount Union 442, 16. Trine 457, 17. Conn. College 471, 18. Col. College 511, 19. PSU-Behrend 541, 20. Hanover 545, 21. St. Mary's (Ind.) 559, 22. Rhodes 562, 23. Manchester 590, 24. Lynchburg 600, 25. DePauw 605, 26. Berea 721, 27. La Verne 767, 28. U of the South 833, 29. Kalamazoo 850, 30. Piedmont 881, 31. Roanoke 937, 32. Maryville (Tenn.) 942, 33. Earlham 1012, 34. Covenant 1025, 35. Franklin 1096, 36. Mount St. Joseph 1110, 37. Transylvania 1124

Top 5 Individuals

1. Maggie Bond 21:13.8 (RPI), 2. Evie Bultemyer 21:21.0 (TRI.), 3. Hannah Wappes 21:22.4 (MAN), 4. Anastasia Tucker (HOP.) 5. Kelly Brennan 21:24.2 (B.W.)

Mount Union Individuals

22. Katie Durisin 21:42.8, 78. Sarah Mason 22:27.0, 89. Megan Wertz 22:33.3, 123. Savannah Kole 22:51.7, 130. Julia Magilocca 23:00.8, 156. Angela DeFabio 23:10.3, 198. Kate Wilson 24:01.8