Spartans Finish Seventh at Belmont Cross Country Classic

Spartans Finish Seventh at Belmont Cross Country Classic

PHILADELPHIA, PA-The York College women’s cross country squad placed seventh of 17 teams at Saturday’s Belmont Cross Country Classic in Philadelphia, PA. The Spartans accumulated 209 points to register the seventh place finish.

The Spartans were paced by the reigning CAC Women’s Runner-of-the-Week Melody Parshall (Dover, Pa./Home schooled) as she placed eighth with a time of 20:35.37. Parshall has been York’s top finisher in all of their invitationals for the year.

Freshman Corrie Thompson (Ambler, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) was the second Spartan to cross the finish line, as she placed 21st with a time of 21:29.79. Sophomore Liz Dende (Hanover, Pa./South Western) was the third Spartan to complete the race as she registered a time of 23:37.34.

Sophomores Laura Colantuono (Carlisle, Pa./Cumberland Valley) and Claudia Hess (Reinholds, Pa./Cocalico) were the final two scorers for the Spartans. Colantuono placed 77th with a time of 24:06.39 while Hess finished 85th with a time of 24:30.01.

The Spartans travel to the Goucher Invitational on Saturday, October 4 in Towson, MD. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 am.