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Women's Cross Country Places Fifth in LEC Championship

Women's Cross Country Places Fifth in LEC Championship

DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Castleton University cross country team competed in the Little East Conference (LEC) Championship Saturday morning on the campus of UMass Dartmouth.

Crompton, competing in her final LEC Championship race, finished the five-kilometer race in second place out of 72 runners with a time of 18:49.15 (6:03 mile time). Despite last season's LEC Championship being held in Providence, R.I., senior Kaylyn Crompton improved her time this season by just under two minutes.

Junior Lydia Maier completed the race right behind Crompton as she finished in ninth place with a time of 19:33.35 (6:17 mile time).

Freshman Giselle Rainville, the third Spartan to finish in the top 25, finished the race 23rd place with a time of 20:32.98 (6:36 mile time).

Rounding out the scoring for the Spartans was Birgit Kinneberg (43rd – 22:10.13), Martina Comas-Altland (52nd – 23:09.52), Erin Sulva (54th – 23:09.52), Emerald Fagan-Trapen (59th – 23:40.99), Charlotte Morrison (66th – 25:46.64).

Eastern Connecticut State took home the team title with a score of 48 points. Keene State (59 points), Plymouth State (76 points), UMass Dartmouth (88 points), and Castleton (108 points) rounded out the top-five in team scoring.

Women's cross country returns to action on Saturday, November 16 as it competes in the NCAA Division III Regional Championships in Brunswick, Maine.