(Boston, Mass.) While competing at the Emmanuel College Saints Invitational, the Rivier University Women's Cross Country team scored a dual meet win over Pine Manor College, 17-38.
It was a race to the finish between Rivier standouts in senior Anna Pearsons (Kingston, Mass.) and junior Marin Owens (Brookline, N.H.). Both runners crossed the line a 21:43 with Pearsons edging out Ownes at the line.
In total – the Raiders were the first four runners to cross the line with freshmen Lauren Ferentino (Hudson, N.H.) and Amelia Bassett (Derry, N.H.) checking in at third & fourth with times of 25:58 and 26:51, respectively.
Pine Manor's Kayleigh Merrill was their team's first finisher in fifth place at 28:31 followed by Shaquanda Middleton at 30:26.
Rivier completed the team win when senior Alyssa Brown (Manchester, N.H.) crossed the line at 32:39 for seventh place.
Next Up: The Women's Cross Country team will compete in the annual Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championships, hosted by Johnson & Wales University at Colt State Park in Bristol, Rhode Island.
October 28, 2017 Women's Cross Country: Raiders wrap up season at GNAC Championships
October 2, 2017 Pearsons, Federico named Riv Student-Athletes of the Month
September 29, 2017 Women's Cross Country: Pearsons finishes second, leads WXC to team victory
September 23, 2017 Women's Cross Country: Raiders finish 7th overall at Pop Crowell Invite