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Women’s Cross Country Places 14th at New England Regional Championships for Third Straight Year

Tarvis Hintlian

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Connecticut College women's cross country team placed 14th overall at the New England Regional Championships for the third straight year on Saturday morning at Bowdoin.

Sophomore Meredith Cronin (Foxborough, Mass.) earned All-New England accolades by finishing 35th overall and covering the 6,000-meter course in 22:48.4. Classmate Tarvis Hintlian (Winchester, Mass.) placed 63rd in 23:19.6, while senior Eva Brydson (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) was 76th in 23:32.7. Junior Hannah Noyes (Vinalhaven, Maine) and freshman Caroline Grape (Weston, Mass.) completed the team's top five by hitting the tape in 109th and 111th with times of 24:03.5 and 24:04.1, respectively.

MIT placed first overall with 87 points, while Coast Guard sophomore Kaitlyn Mooney cruised to the individual title for the second straight year by finishing 20 seconds ahead of the rest of the field. Middlebury, Williams, Brandeis and Tufts rounded out the top five among 57 schools that scored at the prestigious meet.

Cronin will now wait to hear if she will be selected to compete at the upcoming NCAA Championships as an individual. The qualifiers will be announced tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m.

Top 10 Team Standings

1. MIT 87; 2. Middlebury 108; 3. Williams 115; 4. Brandeis 136; 5. Tufts 159; 6. Bates 187; 7. Colby 191; 8. Coast Guard 235; 9. Bowdoin 300; 10. WPI 301.

Connecticut College Results

35. Meredith Cronin 22:48.4; 63. Tarvis Hintlian 23:19.6; 76. Eva Brydson 23:32.7; 109. Hannah Noyes 24:03.5; 111. Caroline Grape 24:04.1; 121. Caroline Stevenson 24:09.4; 143. Rachel House 24:30.5.