Saturday, October 19, 2013
OBERLIN, Ohio - The Westminster College women's cross country team competed at the Inter-Regional Rumble on Saturday which was hosted by Oberlin College. Over 900 runners participated in the annual event.
Westminster placed 33rd out of 34 schools with 1,032 points. NYU won the race with 72 points.
NYU's junior Emily Cousens won the 6K race with a time of 21:54.5.
Senior Erin Sullivan (Aurora, OH / Aurora) finished first for Westminster with a time of 26:41.9 for 240th-place. Rounding out the Titan finishers were freshman Keilah Ireland (Nashua, NH) (27:38.5), junior Kristine Haggerty (Pittsburgh, PA / Thomas Jefferson) (27:42.3), sophomore Sara Monts (Duncansville, PA / Hollidaysburg Area) (28:18.4), and senior Bethany Kifer (Hermitage, PA / Kennedy Catholic) (28:40.8).
The Titans will next compete on Nov. 2 at the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference Championship.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.