WESTFIELD, Mass - Hannah Emery (Detroit, Maine/MCI) finished as the top runner for University of Maine at Farmington women's cross country team at the NCAA Division III Regional Championship on Saturday at Stanley Park.
Emery finished in 251st place out of 406 total runners in the 6k race, with a time of 25:44.06. Teammate Alisha Labbe (Turner, Maine/Leavitt) crossed the line in 294th place with a time of 26:17.89. Gwen Baker (Windham, Maine/Windham) finished with a time of 26:46.74 good enough for 313th place. Molly Jack (Bangor, Maine/Bangor) had a time of 26:59.39 for 322nd place. Shayna Frost (Monmouth, Maine/Monmouth) rounded out UMF's scoring with a time of 27:31.58 and 341st place.
Emery finished 274th a season ago and improved her time by over a half minute.
UMF finished in 52nd place, just 14 points behind NAC member Husson University (51st). MIT placed all five of its scoring runners in the top 25 to win the meet with 68 points, followed by Williams with 71, Tufts with 77, Middlebury with 149 and Bates with 167.