Women's Cross Country: Jones Places Second, Titans Third at Waynesburg Invitational

Saturday, September 14, 2013

WAYNESBURG, Pa. - The Westminster College women's cross country team placed third at the Waynesburg Invitational on Saturday. Titan junior Jenny Jones (Erie, PA / Fort LeBoeuf) paced Westminster in the 6K race with a second-place finish with a time of 23:46.7, only 35 seconds off a school record.  

Senior Erin Sullivan (Aurora, OH / Aurora) was next to finish for Westminster who crossed the finish line in 16th (26:36.5). Also finishing in the top-20 for the Titans was junior Kristine Haggerty (Pittsburgh, PA / Thomas Jefferson) (17th/26:45.9), freshman Keilah Ireland (Nashua, NH) (19th/26:51.3), and freshman Jenny Rodgers (State College, PA / State College) (20th/ 26:53.1).

Westminster will take next weekend off and will return to the course on Sept. 28 when they compete at Chatham.

Here is a complete list of all Titan finishers:
2nd - Jenny Jones (23:46.7)
16th - Erin Sullivan (26:36.5)
17th - Kristine Haggerty (26:45.9)
19th - Keilah Ireland (26:51.3)
20th - Jenny Rodgers (26:53.1)
23rd - Bethany Kifer  (26:59.0)
25th  - Sarah Waszyn (27:35.0)
28th - Sara Monts (28:02.8)

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.

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