Women's Cross Country Places 2nd at Earlham

clauser1RICHMOND, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology finished second at the Earlham College Women's Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.

Senior Creasy Clauser (Crawfordsville/Southmont) led the Rose-Hulman effort with a third place effort in 20:57.

Junior Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery (Lafayette, La./Espiscopal School of Acadiana) came home just behind in a time of 21:00 for fourth place.

Junior Katherine Moravec (Seymour) contributed a time of 21:59 to place 12th individually.  Sophomore Anna Taylor (Owensboro, Ky./Apollo) finished 16th in 22:25, with freshman Madison Thompson (Winthrop Harbor, Ill./Zion-Benton) just behind in 22:26.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Gibson Family Pre-National Meet next Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Course.  The Fightin' Engineers will host the NCAA Division III National Championships on Nov. 17.


TEAM RESULTS: 1) Anderson 22; 2) Rose-Hulman 52; 3) Earlham 68; 4) Transylvania 112; 5) IU-East 119

INDIVIDUAL SCORES: 3) Creasy Clauser 20:57; 4) Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery 21:00; 12) Katherine Moravec 21:59; 16) Anna Taylor 22:25; 17) Madison Thompson 22:26; 20) Ashley Schumacher 22:46; 34) Kathleen Boyce 26:11