The Central Connecticut women's cross country team earned a fifth place finish today at the Ted Owen Invitational. The Blue Devils were led by Senior Katherine Bossardet who finished seventh overall. The women's race featured ten teams and was held on the 5K course at Stanley Quarter Park.
The Blue Devils posted three runners in the top 25 to finish fifth out of the ten teams. Central had a team score of 132. Bossardet ran a team best 18:32 to finish in seventh place. Junior Amanda Asaro was the second Central woman to cross the line finishing 17th in 19:06. Senior Nicole Coiteux finished in 19:21 good for 25th place.
Freshman Megan MacBryde finished 35th and Freshman Kristina Dearborn finished 48th to round out the scoring for the Blue Devils. MacBryde and Dearborn posted times of 20:15 and 20:54, respectively.
Northeastern University won the team competition with 46 points. All five scoring runners finished in the top 15 for the Huskies. Caitrin Demchko of the University of Rhode Island won the race with a time of 18:10.
The Blue Devils will return to action October 9th, at the New England Championships.