Women's XC Opens Season Saturday at Duquesne Duals
Aug. 31, 2016
Duquesne's women's cross country team, coming off a runner-up finish at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Championship, will open up the 2016 season on Saturday, Sept. 3 as they host the Duquesne Duals at 9:00 am at Schenley Park.
Head coach Jim Lear's Dukes, who were picked to finish second of 14 schools at this year's Atlantic 10 Championship in a preseason poll of the league's coaches, will be led by redshirt junior Jenny DelSignore (Tonawanda, N.Y./Sweet Home) and seniors Valerie Palermo (Webster, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) and Autumn Greba (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin).
Delsignore was Duquesne's top finisher at the 2015 A-10 Championship, finishing 6th of 129 runners. Plaermo followed in ninth place while Greba placed 26th.
The 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 in Mechanicsville, Va.