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Cross Country: Hampton, Keenan Claim Weekly ECAC Rookie of the Week Honors

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Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017

DANBURY, Conn. – Westminster College first-year runners Allison Hampton (Ten Sleep, WY /Ten Sleep) and Harrison Keenan (Cranberry, PA / Cranberry) were selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Cross Country Rookies of the Week.

Hampton finished eighth at last Friday's 71-runner Washington & Jefferson College Invitational, completing the five-kilometer course in a time of 20 minutes, 16.85 seconds (6:32/mile). She helped Westminster secure the team title at the nine-school event.

Keenan registered a third-place finish at Friday’s 52-runner W&J Invitational, completing the eight-kilometer course in 28 minutes, 37.85 seconds (5:46/mile). Westminster was the runner-up at the six-team event.

Westminster is scheduled to return to the course on Saturday, October 14 at Oberlin College’s Inter-Regional Rumble. The women’s six-kilometer race is slated to begin at 11 a.m. while the men’s eight-kilometer race is scheduled for 11:45 a.m.

*Release courtesy of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference

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