Lady Mariners compete at UMF



FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington women’s cross country team placed five runners in the top 10 to win the UMF Invitational today at Mt. Blue High School.

The Beavers scored 30 points to edge out the University of New England (39 points). Husson University (62), St. Joseph’s College (100), Unity College (161), Maine Maritime (169) and Newbury College (169) rounded out the team scoring.

Husson’s Angela Stauble (Amherst, N.H.) captured the individual victory in the 4K race. Stauble was the lone runner to finish in under 16 minutes at 15:52.03.

Stauble was followed by UNE’s Kellie Hackett (Vernon, N.J.) at 16:18.26 and the Farmington duo of Melani St. Pierre (Charlestown, N.H.) at 16:26.51 and Caitlin Miller (Pepperell, Mass.) at 16:41.61.

Maine Maritime’s Casey McCloskey (Howland) was the top MMA runner and finished 29th overall with a time of 18:52.11. Laurel Evanofski finished in 42 nd place while Samantha Deplanche (Dover, NH) placed 50th. Samantha Goda (Eliot) finished in 60th place while Blaire Fontaine (Cheshire, CT) finished in 63rd place rounding out the runners for MMA who as a team finished with 169 points.

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