BOSTON – Senior Sydney Fitzpatrick (Billerica, Mass.) placed sixth overall to lead the University of New Hampshire women's cross country team to a second-place finish at the America East Championships on Saturday afternoon at Franklin Park.
The Wildcats recorded 63 points to trail only Stony Brook University with 24 points.
Fitzpatrick finished the five-kilometer course in a time of 17 minutes, 36.19 seconds.
Classmate Erica Jesseman (Scarborough, Mass.) supported Fitzpatrick with a 10th-place finish in 17:54.51.
Freshman Elise Beattie (Woodstock, Ill.) placed 19th in a time of 18:20.75.
The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Nov. 13 at the NCAA East Regional at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn.