BRONX, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2017) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's cross country team competed in the Queensborough Invitational on Sunday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Mariners came in third place with a team score of 133, behind first-place Hunter College (55) and second-place JUCO school Monroe College (69).
Sophomore Anna Lewis (Lakehead, Calif.) paced the Mariners with an 11th-place showing in the 5K race, as she crossed the finish line with a time of 21:44.14. Classmate Carissa Buonerba (Atlanta, Ga.) came in 22nd place (22:32.68) and freshman Kelly Caubo (Phoenix, Md.) was not far behind with a 24th-place finish (22:37.97).
Sophomore Alyssa DeGuzman (Stafford, Va.) and junior Erica Lawlor (Stafford Springs, Conn.) rounded out the Mariners' scorers with 41st and 48th place finishes, respectively, DeGuzman in 23:54.67 and Lawlor in 24:15.27.
For limited individual results from the Queensborough Invitational, click here.
The Mariners return to action next Saturday, Sept. 23, when they take part in the Bard Raptors Invitational up in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. The women's 5K race is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the cross country course on the campus of Bard College.
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