Huskies Open 2022 with a Win

September 3, 2022

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The UConn girls’s cross nation workforce bought the 2022 season of to a profitable begin by profitable the person and workforce titles on the Marist Season Opener at Vassar Farm in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The Huskies topped the sector of seven groups with their top-five finishers all within the top-8 to complete with 25 whole factors.  “What an excellent opener at Marist, an excellent begin for us,” said Director of Cross Nation and Observe & Area Beth Alfond-Sullivan.  “Definitely an opener for the groups operating as we speak and for us, we ran our freshman and sprinkled some higher classmen into our lineup.  Simply actually pleased with our efforts.  I assumed we closed very well as we speak and have been a dominant pack on the market.  Actually could not ask for extra from this workforce as we speak.”

Senior Caroline Webb (Greenwich, CT) led the cost for UConn along with her first profession victory and a brand new PR time of 18:20.8 on the 5K course.  Freshman Chloe Trudel (Amherst, NH) was third total in her first collegiate efficiency, clocking in at 18:38.5.

Freshmen Calista Mayer (Tolland, CT), Megan Minniucci (Bolton, CT) and Maddie Sweeney (New Milford, CT) rounded out the top-five runners for UConn. Mayer was sixth total in 18:51.7, Minicucci took seventh in a time of 18:53.1 and Sweeney was eighth at 18:58.2

“Only a dominant win for Webb, and a brand new PR by over a minute,” said Sullivan.  “Chloe had an incredible race and her final mile was excellent; actually closed effectively.  Calista utilizing her 800-meter velocity on the finish, closed very well.  We’re going to see so much from this freshman class over their 4 years at UConn.  They actually confirmed an excellent depth and want.”

Freshman Logan Hughes (Enosburg, VT) took tenth total (19:02.5) and she or he was adopted by junior Caroline Towle (Bedford, MA) in twelfth(19:24.2), freshman Ally McCarthy (Sandy Hook, CT) in twenty second (19:55.9) and freshman Megan Perrotta (Berlin, CT) in twenty eighth (20:14.1).

Up Subsequent:

The Huskies will the Windfall Friar Invitational on the Mark Coogan Cross Nation Course at Highland Park in Attleboro, Mass., the positioning of this yr’s BIG EAST Championship, subsequent Friday, September 9.

“We go three weeks in a row from right here, and we are going to combine up as we go.  So nice to see the Huskies in motion lastly.  It is a program steeped in custom and success.  She did not runj as we speak, however Randi Burr gave the pre-race speech and you’ll simply see the management.  We’re excited with what we noticed on the market as we speak.”

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