Women's Cross Country Takes Fourth
Sept. 27, 2002
The Duquesne women's cross country team finished fourth of nine teams this afternoon at the Duquesne Invitational. The Dukes were led by junior Carrie Hucko's fifth-place finish with a time of 18:40 in the 119-competitor event.
The Dukes placed three runners in the top 20 with Michelle Flynn taking 17th (19:43) and Tara Gerlach finishing 19th (19:49) on the rain-soaked 5k course. Mericka Lehman took 23rd with a personal-best time of 19:53 followed by Michelle Kvernmo (26th - 19:56), Alison Buchanan (28th - 20:02) and Rebecca Stearns (30th - 20:07).
Clarion won the event with a score of 49 followed by Pitt (54), Dayton (61), Duquesne (90) and Carnegie Mellon (125) rounding out the top five.
The Dukes return to action on Saturday, Oct. 5 when they travel to Lewisburg, PA for Bucknell's Gulden Invitational.