Women's Cross Country Places Sixth at A-10 Championship

Oct. 28, 2017

Official Results

LEESBURG, Va. - Junior Madison Yerke clinched All-Conference honors with a 14th-place finish to lead the George Washington women's cross country team to a sixth-place finish at Saturday's Atlantic 10 Championship at Oatlands Plantation.
Notes

  • GW equaled last season's championship performance by placing sixth out of 14 teams with 200 points.
  • The Colonials won the tiebreaker over Fordham by virtue of having the highest-placing top finisher.
  • Junior Madison Yerke earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors with her 14th-place finish in 18:19.10.
  • Four harriers (Yerke, Halley Brown, Suzanne Dannheim, Lesley Fatica) put forth their best-ever A-10 Championship placement.
  • Freshman Margaret Coogan, who had never competed in cross country prior to her rookie collegiate season, set a new personal record for the 5K in 19:30.00.

    Race Details

  • Distance: 5,000 meters
  • 129 competitors
  • Winning Time: 17:22.20

    GW Results
    14. Madison Yerke - 18:19.10 (All-Conference)
    29. Halley Brown - 18:48.70
    30. Suzanne Dannheim - 18:51.30
    64. Margaret Coogan - 19:30.00 (PR)
    74. Gabriella Vlattas - 19:37.80
    78. Rachel Gallivan - 19:43.00
    86. Lesley Fatica - 19:55.20
    96. Lauren t'Kint de Roodenbeke - 20:10.10
    99. Malone Gabor - 20:10.30
    108. Kelli Stetson - 20:38.30

     

     

    Team Results
    1. Dayton - 42
    2. Richmond - 61
    3. Davidson - 67
    4. Massachusetts - 143
    5. Duquesne - 159
    6. George Washington - 200
    7. Fordham - 200
    8. La Salle - 210
    9. George Mason - 223
    10. Saint Joseph's - 237
    11. Saint Louis - 246
    12. Rhode Island - 302
    13. VCU - 367
    14. St. Bonaventure - 440

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