Cross Country Places Pair in Top-90 at NCAA Regionals

Photo by Mike Broglio
Photo by Mike Broglio

BOSTON – Simmons cross country finished 17th of 30 teams at the NCAA Division III East Regional Cross Country Championship Meet, Saturday afternoon. The Sharks placed second amongst all Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) teams running with 546 points and a total time of 2:16.49.

Senior runner Alice Najimy finished 62nd in the 220-plus runner field, running a 6:47.9-minute mile, crossing the finish line with a time of 25:20.7. Fellow senior Chloe O'Hara was not far behind finishing in 26:26.0 to also place in the top-90. 

Sophomore Sarah Cain ran a 7:28.9-minute mile, crossing the finish line in 27:53.6, while classmate Sarah Giuliano was not far back, finishing in 28:32.7.