ROCK HILL, S.C. – Freshman Abbey Green (Bethesda, Md.) qualified for the NCAA Championships as an individual on Friday (Nov. 9) at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships at Winthrop Farms. The Cavaliers finished sixth in the team standings, earning 192 points.
Green finished seventh overall with a time of 20:04.05 and was the fourth fastest runner not on an advancing team at the regional site. Her performance earned her USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region honors.
“Overall, I thought the women ran their best race of the season,” head women’s cross country coach Megan LaVoie said. “They worked well together throughout the whole race. I am happy to see the hard work they have been putting in finally show. Abbey (Green) had a great race and I am excited to watch what she will do in Madison next weekend.”
Freshman Emma Wolcott (Leesburg, Va.) finished 30th, recording a time of 20:51.1. She was followed by freshman Helena Lindsay (Yokohama, Japan) in 45th place with a time of 21:08.1 and sophomore Kiera Bothwell (Springfield, Va.) in 49th place with a time of 21:10.04. Sophomore Hannah Moran (Salem, Va.) recorded the final scoring run for the team, finishing 65th with a time of 21:23.6.
NC State was the top team at the regional championships, finishing with 70 points. Furman placed second with 94 points.
Green will compete at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 17 in Madison, Wisc.