Women's Cross Country

Wilson wins twice at home

Lindsay Wilson © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Lindsay Wilson © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

McDaniel places second in home invite

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

The Green Terror tallied a combined 79 points in the two races, finishing behind only Mary Washington, which had 60 points. The Green Terror finished one point behind the Eagles in the 3K (26-27) but was fourth in the 5K, finishing with 52 points behind Mary Washington (34), the Green Terror Alumni (47) and York (Pa.) (50).

In the 5,000-meter race, Wilson crossed the line in a time of 19:08, outdistancing the next collegiate runner by 1 minute, 31 seconds. Green Terror alums Jill Krebs (19:47) and Diana Pool (20:21) were the next two runners to cross. Mary Washington's Liz Green finished fourth overall and was the second collegiate runner with a time of 20:39.

Missy Black (West Grove, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) finished seventh in a time of 20:57.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) was 20th (22:11) while Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) was 31st (23:00). Laura Shinn (Weehawkin, N.J./Pennington) finished 41st in a time of 23:35 while Kristine Harjes (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) was 57th (25:25).

In the 3K event, all seven McDaniel runners finished in the top 28. Wilson finished off her personal double with a time of 11:17. Krebs (11:39) and Pool (11:54) were the next two before Green finished in 11:55.

Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) finished sixth in a time of 12:12 a second ahead of Black.

Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) finished 13th (12:41) and Amber Slater (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) crossed 20th (13:10).

Phoebe McHale (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) and Shinn were 26th (13:49) and 28th (13:55), respectively.

The Green Terror returns to action at the York (Pa.) Invitational on Saturday.

Combined Team Scores*: 1. Mary Washington 60, 2. McDaniel 79, 3. Green Terror Alumni 92, 4. York (Pa.) 123, 5. Hood 271.

McDaniel 3K Results (61 competitors): 1. Lindsay Wilson 11:17, 6. Emily Peoples 12:12, 7. Missy Black 12:13, 13. Jennifer Garnett 12:41, 20. Amber Slater 13:10, 26. Phoebe McHale 13:49, 28. Laura Shinn 13:55.

McDaniel 5K Results (86 competitors): 1. Lindsay Wilson 19:08, 7. Missy Black 20:57, 20. Becky Kaler 22:11, 31. Joy Chand 23:00, 41. Laura Shinn 23:35, 57. Kristine Harjes 25:25.

* Only teams with complete teams in both races eligible for combined team scores.