October 19, 2013

McCormick places 39th at Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Jasmine McCormick (Antioch, Calif./Holy Name) finished 39th overall to lead McDaniel at the Gettysburg Invitational in women's cross country action on Saturday.

As a team, the Green Terror finished 14th with 429 points in its final tuneup before hosting the Centennial Conference championship at the Carroll County Farm Museum in two weeks. Dickinson won the title at the 27-team event with 32 points.

McCormick covered the 6,000-meter course in a time of 24:25.1 in her first race at that distance this season.

Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) crossed 67th overall with a time of 25:06.7.

Avalon McOmber (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) placed 139th overall in a time of 26:48.8 while Amber Slater (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) crossed 145th in a time of 27:01.5.

Lauren Murray (Centreville, Md./Queen Anne's County) finished 179th overall in a time of 27:48.6.

Action at the championship begins at 11 a.m. on Nov. 2.

Team Scores: 1. Dickinson 32, 2. Shippensburg 125, 3. Lebanon Valley 129, 4. Gettysburg 131, 5. Millersville 144, 6. Cedarville 145, 7. Lock Haven 197, 8. Ursinus 238, 9. Muhlenberg 246, 10. Misericordia 282, 11. St. Vincent 351, 12. West Liberty State 363, 13. Salisbury 387, 14. McDaniel 429, 15. Marietta 450, 16. Alvernia 480, 17. Juniata 483, 18. Keystone 493, 19. Wilkes 516, 20. Stevenson 539, 21. King's 556, 22. Marymount 565, 23. Frostburg 657, 24. Pitt-Greensburg 708, 25. Baptist Bible 746, 26. Penn State-Harrisburg 797, 27. Valley Forge Christian 825.

McDaniel Results (6,000 meters, 276 competitors): 39. Jasmine McCormick 24:25.1, 67. Becky Kaler 25:06.7, 139. Avalon McOmber 26:48.8, 145. Amber Slater 27:01.5, 179. Lauren Murray 27:48.6, 198. Phoebe McHale 28:27.8, 231. Amelia Lawrence 30:09.5, 246. Sarah Kulp 31:18.1.

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