Women's Cross Country Races to 2nd Place at Paul Short


- Results/Location: 2nd out of 20 teams / Meet was run in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

- The Lead: The Assumption College women's cross country team placed second out of 20 schools at the Paul Short Invitational today, scoring 89 points, just seven shy of first place.


- Senior Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass. / Peabody Veteran's Memorial) paced the Hounds today, as she raced to a fifth place finish with a time of 21:36. Sophomore Kialeigh Marston (Standish, Maine / Bonny Eagle) was the next to finish for Assumption, placing 13th in 22:18. Senior Courtney Fisher (Peterborough, N.H. / Contoocook Valley Regional) finished just a second behind Marston, coming in 15th place with a time of 22:19.

- Junior Megan Corbeil (North Smithfield, R.I. / Mount Saint Charles Academy) also registered a top 20 finish, placing 17th overall with a time of 22:20.

- Junior Charlotte Allen (West Bridgewater, Mass. / West Bridgewater), Senior Elizabeth Sullivan (New Bedford, Mass. / Bishop Stang) and junior Sara Amato (North Attleboro, Mass. / Bishop Feehan) rounded out the finishers, finishing with times of 22:46, 23:37 and 24:15, respectively good for 39th, 82nd and 108th place.


- The Hounds placed four runners within the top 20 of the race out of 167 competitors.

- Assumption finished in second with 89 points, as Edinboro claimed first with a score of 81.


- Assumption returns to action on Saturday, October 7, as the Hounds compete in the New England Championship.


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