Boston, Mass. - October 9, 2010 - The Springfield College women's cross country team ran in the 2010 Open New England Championships on Saturday afternoon in Franklin Park. As a team, the Pride finished 34th out of 47 teams as it recorded 1045 points on the day.
Lacey Cartier paced the Pride once again as she finished the 5k in 19:36. Boston College won the event with 26 points as it had four of the top-five finishers. The University of Connecticut (116), Middlebury College (163), the University of Maine (181), and Quinnipiac (207) completed the top five team scores.
The Pride got a second top-200 finish from Michelle Mirti, who ran a 20:25 in the 5K. Mollie Parshley finished in 20:56 and Sissel Holloway crossed in 20:57 for Springfield as well. Katie Burns rounded out the Pride's top five runners with a time of 21:09.
The women's team runs next Saturday for the University of Albany Invitational.