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PSU Women’s Cross Country places fourth at UNE Invitational

PSU Women’s Cross Country places fourth at UNE Invitational

Panther freshmen lead Panthers to three-place improvement from last year

            BIDDEFORD, Maine – The Plymouth State University women's cross country team had three freshmen finish in the top 20 Saturday morning, leading the Panthers to a fourth-place finish at the University of New England Invitational.

            Leading the way for the Panthers was Dayshia Randall (Troy, N.Y.), who placed 13th in the 5,000 meter race in 21:14. She was followed by Molly Ingram (Wolfeboro, N.H.), 17th in 21:35; and Eve Bagley (Holliston, Mass.), 19th in 21:44. 

THE BASICS

Univ. of New England Invitational, Biddeford, Maine – Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Plymouth State – team score of 100 (4th place of 13 teams)

Top 5 teams:

UNE 19; Worcester State 87, Endicott 97, PSU 100, Gordon 111

RACE HIGHLIGHTS

* Other scorers for PSU included sophomores Ashley Bergeron (Berlin, N.H.), 25th in 22:09, and Haley Dennis (Coventry, R.I.), 26th in 22:13.

* PSU's fourth place finish is a three-place improvement from last year's race.

* PSU's 1-5 spread was a school record 59 seconds

* Two of PSU's projected top seven runners did not race, recovering from minor injuries.

* The race was PSU's season-debut

NEXT RACE

PSU at UMass Dartmouth Invitational, North Dartmouth, Mass., Sept. 17, Varsity at 12:00 p.m., Sub-Varsity at 12:45 p.m.

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