September 12, 2011

Women’s Cross Country Ranked No. 10 in Northeast Region

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's cross country team is ranked 10th in this week's Northeast Region Poll that was released Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

UNH, which moved into the regional poll for the first time this season, finished third at the Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 10. Sophomore Elise Beattie (Woodstock, Ill.) was the top finisher for the Wildcats as she placed fifth overall in a time of 17:27. Senior Jennifer Racine (Haverhill, Mass.) and freshman Marina Slavin (Durham, N.H.) placed 18th and 21st, respectively, in times of 17:53 and 17:58.

New Hampshire is ranked second highest of the four America East teams in this week's poll.

The Wildcats return to action on Saturday, Sept. 24 when they visit Maine at 3 p.m.

For a look at the complete regional rankings, click HERE.

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