Curran, Fromme Lead Camels to Sixth Place Finish at NESCAC Championship

Curran, Fromme Lead Camels to Sixth Place Finish at NESCAC Championship

MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Ashley Curran of Franklin, Mass. posted a time of 22:16 to place 11th at the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Championship in Middletown, Conn. Saturday.

Curran will be honored as an All-NESCAC performer when the teams are formally announced this week.

The Camels placed sixth in the 11 team field with a score of 177 points. It was the highest finish for a Camel women's cross country team since Connecticut College hosted the Championship at Harkness Memorial State Park in 2006.

Williams College placed three of its runners in the top five to win the 2015 NESCAC Crown with a score of 30 points.

Sophomore Alex Fromme (Carlsbad, Calif.) turned in a clutch performance with a time of 22:33 in a 16th place showing.  Senior Emily Winter (Easton, Conn.) placed 39th in the field with a time of 23:16.  Junior Sabina Flandrick (Boulder, Colo.) checked in with a time of 23:57 in 61st place.

Senior Nicole Adam (Cheshire, Conn.) was next for the Camels in 78th place with a time of 24:24. Junior Kelsey McGinnis (Somerset, Mass.) was the 81st runner to complete the 6k course, posting a time of 24:32.  Sophomore Grace Sheeran (Medina, Wash.) placed 86th in the field with a time of 24:38.

Freshman Eva Brydson (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) and sophomore Casey Sullivan (Beijing, China) finished just outside of the top seven in 87th and 89th place with times of 24:39 and 24:41.