Ryck Paces GW Women's Cross Country at Mount St. Mary's Duals

Graduate student Angely Ryck finished in fifth place out of 80 participants in her GW debut on Friday.

Aug 30, 2013

Official Results | @GWCrossCountry

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Graduate student Angela Ryck finished in fifth place out of 80 participants to lead the George Washington women's cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the Mount St. Mary's Duals on Friday afternoon.

The Colonials took fifth out of six teams with a 1-4 record. Navy (5-0) won the event followed by Delaware (4-1), Maryland (3-2) and American (2-3) with Mount St. Mary's (0-5) finishing in sixth place. The race was scored in a dual-scoring format with each score receiving a dual-meet score against each of the other opponents.

Ryck, a graduate transfer from Notre Dame, navigated the 5,000-meter course in 18:39.37 to lead the Colonials. Also finishing in the top-15 was freshman Ariana North, who finished the course in 19:09.63 (13th place).

Freshman Macaulay Porter finished in 32nd place in her collegiate debut, crossing the line in 19:41.80. She was followed by junior Katie Luker (43rd, 20:17.64), freshman Kirsten Zeller (50th, 20:38.17), junior Erica Halvorson (60th, 21:13.56), sophomore Caroline Wolfe (67th, 21:26.00) and sophomore Katie Bishop (69th, 21:42.99).

GW returns to action next Saturday at the Catholic Invitational on the campus of Catholic University in northeast Washington, D.C.



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