The Central Connecticut women's cross country rounded out its 2016 schedule Saturday, placing 12th overall out of 18 teams competing at the 31st annual IC4A/ECAC Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, NY. Junior Brittany Mendelson, the 2016 Northeast Conference Individual Champion, finished fourth overall out of 176 runners after clocking a time of 18:48, just two seconds out of third place. The junior has crossed the finish line first for CCSU in every event during the 2016-17 campaign.
Sophomore Madeline Mondo was next in for the Blue Devils, notching a time of 19:18, good for a 19th place in the standings. Close behind Mondo, was sophomore Dawn Hubbell and senior Paxton McNierney. The two runners finished within nine seconds of each other, Hubbell registering a time of 20:08 (71st place) and then McNierney clocking in at 20:17 (81st place).
The final Blue Devil to complete the 5,000 meter course, with a time of 21:56, was sophomore Morgan Ricci.
The IC4A/ECAC Championships is the final meet of the season for the 2016 Central Connecticut women's cross country team.