September 12, 2003

Women's XC Opens 2003 Season on a Strong Note

Sept. 12, 2003

The Brown women harriers finished third overall against nine other teams in a meet at Boston's Franklin Park on September 12. Sophomore Anna Willard (Greenwood, ME) was the first finisher for Brown (8th place overall), with a 13 second PR of 18:14. Other top finishers included juniors Meredith Crocker (Wakefield, RI) in 18:27 (14th overall), Julie Komosinski (San Diego, CA) in 18:29 (15th overall), and Rachel Kitson (Chapel Hill, NC) in 18:35 (16th overall).

The women's team finished third with a score of 71. Providence College was first with 31 points and Boston College placed second with 63. A separate dual meet occured within the larger meet with Harvard and Brown competing for the Alden Award. The Alden Award is an annual competition between the two schools, originally donated by Vernon Alden. This year Brown took home the honor, beating Harvard by a score of 19-41.

Brown returns to action on September 27, at the Iona Meet of Champions at Van Cortlandt Park in New York City.

Team Scores:
1. Providence College 31
2. Boston College 63
3. Brown 71
4. University of Connecticut 77
5. Harvard 116
6. University at Albany 162
7. University of New Hampshire 203
8. Iona College 226
9. Central Connecticut State 272
10. Bentley College 287

Individual Finishers:
1. Mary Cullen, Providence College, 17:01
2. Kim Smith, Providence College, 17:02
3. Jennifer Kramer, Boston College, 17:17
4. Jennifer Donovan, Boston College, 17:38
5. Fiona Crombie, Providence College, 17:48
6. Deidre Byrne, Providence College, 17:49
7. Kristen Meyer, University of Connecticut, 18:06
8. Anna Willard, Brown University, 18:14
9. Allison McCabe, University of Connecticut, 18:20
10. Melissa Sherman, Boston College, 18:23

Brown Individual Results:
8. Anna Willard, 18:14
14. Meredith Crocker, 18:28
15. Julie Komosinski, 18:30
16. Rachel Kitson, 18:36
18. Anya Davidson, 18:47
23. Caci Cambruzzi, 18:59
28. Heather Driscoll, 19:08
33. Emma Sarro, 19:13
35. Jilane Rodgers, 19:14
52. Annie Hatch, 19:35
55. Kathleen Loughlin, 19:43
59. Michol Monaghan, 19:47
61. Oriana Farley, 19:57
75. Katie Quinlan, 20:46