GW Women's Cross Country Takes Second at Mason Invite
Colonials Place Four Harriers in Top 11
LEESBURG, Va. - The George Washington women's cross country team finished in second place out of five competing teams on the strength of four top-11 finishes on Saturday morning at the George Mason Invitational at Oatlands Plantation.
Host George Mason won the event with a total of 44 points followed by GW (51), UNC-Wilmington (63), American (78) and VMI (102).
Sophomore Macaulay Porter tallied her second top-five finish of the season as she paced the Colonials by finishing in fourth place out of 42 competitors. Porter tallied her best 6,000-meter time of the season by finishing in 24:10.40.
Porter was directly followed by freshman Miranda DiBiasio in fifth place. DiBiasio finished in 24:13.80 for her second top-five finish of the season and the best 6K time of her young career.
Freshman Lauren t'Kint de Roodenbeke was next across the finish line for the Colonials, navigating the course in 24:32.30 for 10th place. She was followed by sophomore Ariana North, who finished 11th in 24:37.80.
GW returns to action on Oct. 18 at the Princeton Invitational in Princeton, New Jersey. The race marks the final regular-season contest before the Atlantic 10 Championship on Nov. 1 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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