Flanders paces women’s XC at NAC Championship

Flanders paces women’s XC at NAC Championship

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The University of Maine at Farmington freshman Katie Flanders finished sixth overall and led the Beavers to a fifth place team results at the 2013 North Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championships, Sunday afternoon at Thomas College.

Flanders posted a time of 21:39.12 on the 5000m course, and was one of two Farmington runners among the top 15. Emma Pidden finished 13th overall with a time of 22:29.07.

Emily Franklin was 40th overall in a time of 24:14.99, and Amelia Tacheny crossed the line in 48th place with a mark of 25:13.20. Brennie Radulski was 51st overall, finishing with a time of 25:31.73. Aliza Dube rounded out the list of UMaine-Farmington competitors with a time of 26:20.36 in 60th place.

Overall, UMaine-Farmington finished in fifth place with 128 points. New England College won the NAC Championship with 50 points, edging Husson University with 53. Colby-Sawyer College was third with 67 points, followed by Castleton State College with 103.

Lyndon State College (164 pts.), Green Mountain College (205 pts.), Maine Maritime Academy (206 pts.), and Johnson State College (222) rounded out the field.