Purrier Earns America East Women’s Cross Country Performer of the Week Accolade

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Elinor Purrier (Montgomery, Vt.) of the University of New Hampshire women's cross country team was named the America East Women's Cross Country Performer of the Week, as announced by the conference Tuesday.

At the New England Championships Saturday, Purrier led the Wildcats as she finished third overall of 283 runners with her fastest time of the season, 17:33, through the 5K course. At the event, New Hampshire took home the NEC title, trumping all other teams with just 50 points.

The team returns to the course on Friday, Oct. 25, as they will travel to Stanley Park in New Britain, Conn. for the Central Connecticut State University Mini Meet. The race begins at 3:30 p.m.

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