September 17, 2011

Women's XC 9th at MU Invitational

The Central Connecticut women's cross country team finished ninth out of 12 teams at the 17th Monmouth University Invitational.  The Blue Devils posted a team score of 237 points.  Sophomore Elizabeth Eberhardt was the top finisher for the Blue Devils placing 19th.

Eberhardt finished the 5K course in Holmdel, NJ, in a time of 19:26.9.  Freshman Shannon McBride was the next Blue Devil to cross the line coming in 41st with a time of 20:06.8.  Senior Amanda Asaro was the third Central runner across the line with a 20:22.7 time and a 52nd place finish.

Rounding out the scoring for the Blue Devils were sophomore Megan MacBryde and freshman Shelby Hale.  MacBryde finished 111th and Hale 112th, they posted times of 22:14.5 and 22:21.3, respectively.

The Blue Devils return home next Saturday to host the Ted Owen Invitational at Stanley Quarter Park.