JOHNSON, Vt. - University of Maine at Farmington women's cross country finished in fourth place at the North Atlantic Conference Cross Country Championships held at Johnson State College on Saturday.
Hannah Emery (Detroit, Maine/MCI) finished as the top runner for UMF in 13th place overall and a time of 23.24.6. Alisha Labbe (Turner, Maine/Leavitt) crossed the line at 23.27.3 good enough for 15th place. Shayna Frost (Monmouth, Maine/Monmouth) followed in 25th and a time of 24.26.0. Gwen Baker (Windham, Maine/Windham) finished in 27th place for the squad at 24.42.9. Molly Jack (Bangor, Maine/Bangor) rounded out the scoring for the Beavers in 31st at 24.59.4.
Colby-Sawyer earned first place after scoring 36 points with five runners in the top ten. The 5k championship race included 86 total runners, representing 11 schools.
The women's runner-up was Castleton University, as the Spartans turned in a 55, while Husson was third with a score of 105 followed by UMaine-Farmington (111), Maine Maritime (164), Johnson State (164), New England College (177), Green Mountain (201), Lyndon (213) and UMaine-Presque Isle and Thomas (Inc.)
UMaine-Farmington will compete in the NCAA Regionals on Nov. 12th at Westfield State.