October 27, 2007

Women's XC Finishes Eighth at CC Championships

Complete Results

LANCASTER, Pa. - Nicole DiBenedetto finished 23rd out of 113 runners to lead Franklin & Marshall's women's cross country team at Saturday's Centennial Conference Championships. DiBenedetto finished the soggy 6k course in 24:12, pacing F&M to an eighth place finish in the field of 10 teams.

Dickinson won the team championship for the eighth consecutive season, led by individual champion, Cait Bradley, who crossed at 21:11.

Colette Buchanan was F&M's only other top 50 finisher. She took 41st with a time of 25:04. The Diplomats were without the services of freshman Emily Wilson, who ran strong throughout the season.

Maggie Selzer finished 53rd in 25:22, followed closely by Jenna Bush in 25:25 for 55th place. Emily Kornfeld placed 62nd (25:40), followed by Rachel Suydam in 75th (26:10), and Kelly Farrelly in 80th (26:37).

The Diplomats return to action on November 10th at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship.