September 8, 2012

McCormick fifth in home 3K

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Jasmine McCormick (Antioch, Calif./Holy Name) finished fifth in the 3,000-meter race to lead McDaniel to a second-place finish at the Green Terror Challenge in women's cross country action on Saturday.

The Green Terror scored 75 points in the two races combined. Seton Hill won the combined title with 20 points, scoring 10 in each race. McDaniel was second among the six complete teams in the 5,000-meter race with 41 points. The Green Terror tallied 34 points in the 3K race.

McCormick finished the shorter course in a time of 12:22 while Clair Lawson (McMinnville, Ore./McMinnville) was sixth in a time of 12:23. The pair ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, on the course all-time for McDaniel.

Sophia Fricke (PA Furnace, Pa./State College Area) crossed 12th in the race with a time of 13:33 while Kristin Beil (Parkton, Md./Hereford) was 13th (13:35).

In the longer race, Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) led the way, finishing sixth in a time of 22:03.3.

Caroline Unger (Park Ridge, Ill./Maine South) finished 10th with a time of 23:34.3 and Joy Chand (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) was 11th with a time of 24:04.6.

Avalon McOmber (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) finished 14th (24:35.9) and Kelsey Minyon (Millville, Del./Indian River) crossed 15th (24:49.6).

The Green Terror returns to action at the Rich Achtzehn Classic hosted by York (Pa.) on Saturday. Action begins at 11 a.m.

Combined Team Scores*: 1. Seton Hill 20, 2. McDaniel 75, 3. McDaniel Alumni 125

McDaniel 3K Results (34 competitors): 5. Jasmine McCormick 12:22, 6. Claire Lawson 12:23, 12. Sophia Fricke 13:33, 13. Kristin Beil 13:35, 15. Joy Chand 14:07, 20. Sarah Holbrook 15:07, 21. Kelsey Minyon 15:19, 22. Phoebe McHale 15:20, 23. Avalon McOmber 15:21, 24. Kelsey Mannix 15:25, 25. Christine Jubinski 15:31, 29. Gillian Gaynor 16:21, 31. Lauren Murray 17:04, 32. Amber Slater 17:04.

McDaniel 5K Results (45 competitors): 6. Becky Kaler 22:03.3, 10. Caroline Unger 23:34.3, 11. Joy Chand 24:04.6, 14. Avalon McOmber 24:35.9, 15. Kelsey Minyon 24:49.6, 16. Phoebe McHale 24:55.6, 17. Amber Slater 25:00.5, 18. Amelia Lawrence 25:28.3, 19. Lauren Murray 25:31.5, 21. Sarah Kulp 26:37.6, 28. Forest Fleischer 28:11.0, 38. Katharine Armstrong 31:00.0.

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* only teams complete in both 3K and 5K races listed

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