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Young Paces Women's Cross Country At Amherst

AMHERST, Mass., September 10, 2005 - Springfield College senior Meg Young (Hurley, N.Y.) finished second out of 60 runners to lead the Pride to a third-place finish at Saturday afternoon's (Sept. 10) Amherst Invitational. SC compiled 82 total team points to place third, with Amherst winning the Invitational at 19 points.

Young covered the 5K course in a time of 19:11.1 to finish second overall in SC's season-opening race. Young has ran extremely well in this event in the past, finishing second this fall and third in the fall of 2004.

SC's Lara Dalidowitz finished 16th overall with a time of 20:53.7, and sophomore Alyssa Brigham (Penacook, N.H.) placed 20th with a 21:16.1 time.

The Pride will next compete in the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, September 17, in a 11:15 a.m. start.

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