Women's Cross Country

Women win own invite

Lindsay Wilson © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Lindsay Wilson © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel sweeps top five spots in 3K race; Wilson wins both events

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) won both the 3,000- and 5,000-meter races to lead McDaniel to a team victory at the 2009 Green Terror Challenge in women's cross country action on Saturday.

As a team, the Green Terror won the combined title with 33 points, including scoring the minimum of 10 in the 3,000-meter race.

Wilson led a quintet of McDaniel runners to the line in the 3K, crossing in a time of 11:55. She won the 5K race in a time of 19:55.

Roxanne Fleischer (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) followed Wilson across the line in the shorter race (12:45) and placed fourth in the longer race (21:29).

Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) was third in the 3K with a time of 12:45 while Emma Nichols (Myersville, Md./Middletown) was fourth in a time of 13:01.

Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) placed fifth in the 3K (13:04) and ninth in the 5K (22:23).

The Green Terror returns to action at the Dickinson Long-Short Invitational on Saturday.

Combined Team Scores*: 1. McDaniel 33, 2. York (Pa.) 54.

McDaniel 3,000-meter Results (25 competitors): 1. Lindsay Wilson 11:55, 2. Roxanne Fleischer 12:45, 3. Jennifer Garnett 12:45, 4. Emma Nichols 13:01, 5. Joy Chand 13:04, 15. Lisa Katchan 14:32, 16. Forest Fleischer 14:38, 21. Missy Black 15:12.

McDaniel 5,000-meter Results (45 competitors): 1. Lindsay Wilson 19:55, 4. Roxanne Fleischer 21:29, 9. Joy Chand 22:23, 18. Laura Shinn 23:44, 19. Kristin Beil 23:49, 24. Emily Hajjar 24:23, 27. Lauren DiNatale 24:42, 34. Sarah Holbrook 25:13, 36. Lisa Katchan 25:31.

* teams must have competed with full teams in both races to be counted in team scores