Adam Leads Connecticut College to 12th Place Finish at ECAC Championship

Adam Leads Connecticut College to 12th Place Finish at ECAC Championship

WESTFIELD, Mass.--The Connecticut College women's cross country team visited Stanley Park to compete in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship hosted by Westfield State University Saturday.

The Camels placed 12th in the 56 team field with a score of 364 points. It was the best finish for the program at an ECAC Championship since the Camel women placed 12th in 2009.

Williams College scored 48 points to win the ECAC Crown. The Nor'Easters from the University of New England finished second with a score of 60 points.

Junior Nicole Adam (Cheshire, Conn.) paced the Camels on the 6k course, posting a time of 23:39 en route to a 38th place showing on the 6k course.  Heather Rochford (Red Bank, N.J.) finished in 58th place with a time of 24:09. Haley Sykes (Foxboro, Mass.) was next in 82nd place with a time of 24:37 for Connecticut College.

Junior Leah Sabatino (Providence, R.I.) completed the course in 24:39 for an 83rd place showing. Katie DuBois (Scarborough, Maine) posted a time of 25:13 to finish in 12 0th place. Anna Laurence (Newton, Mass.) was the 124th finisher and sixth Camel to complete the course in 25:17.

Sophomore Sabina Flandrick (Boulder, Colo.) posted a time of 26:34 to finish in 180th place.

The top five finishers for the Camels all set personal records with their fastest 6k runs for Head Coach Ned Bishop's Camels.

Now, the Camels will turn their attention toward the New England Division III Championship.

The Championship will be hosted by Williams College next Saturday in Williamstown, Mass.