Montgomery Leads Women's Cross Country Effort at IU

225-montgomeryBLOOMINGTON, IND. -- Senior Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery (Lafayette, La./Episcopal School of Acadiana) ran one of the top women's cross country times in school history to lead Rose-Hulman's effort at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet on Friday.

Montgomery set a personal-best mark with a five-kilometer time of 19:53 that ranks sixth in school history.  The effort placed 15th in a field of 120 runners.

Freshman Emilie Hobbs (Peru) came home second among Engineers with a mark of 21:11.  Junior Anna Taylor (Owensboro, Ky./Apollo) added a time of 21:48 to come home third overall.

Other contributors to the team score included junior Ashley Schumacher (St. Louis, Mo./Lutheran South) with a time of 23:26; and junior Kathleen Boyce (Riverside, Ill./Riverside-Brookfield) with a mark of 24:31.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Hanover Pre-National Meet on Oct. 5.

TEAM SCORES: 1) Indianapolis 44; 2) DePauw 56; 3) Taylor 71; 4) Manchester 174; 5) Huntington 182; 6) Hanover 196; 7) Marian 198; 8) Grace 221; 9) Franklin 238; 10) Vincennes 260; 11) Rose-Hulman 319; 12) Anderson 336; 13) Trine 346; 14) St. Mary-of-the-Woods 367; 15) Earlham 396; 16) Indiana University-East 506; 17) Purdue Calumet 508; 18) IU Kokomo 518

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: 15) Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery 19:53; 47) Emilie Hobbs 21:11; 65) Anna Taylor 21:48; 88) Ashley Schumacher 23:26; 104) Kathleen Boyce 24:31; 109) Claire Stark 25:33

OPEN RACE RESULTS: 88) Madison Thompson 24:51; 91) Austin Mroz 25:05; 102) Ellen Owens 26:32; 106) Geraldine Cruse 28:28