CUA performs well at Juniata Invite, finishes second

CUA performs well at Juniata Invite, finishes second

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – CUA had an impressive performance at the Juniata Invitational on Saturday, finishing second in the seven-team field.  The Cardinals totaled 64 points to place second behind Juniata, which finished with 55 points.  Keely Eckberg (5) and Laura Kinley (9) both finished in the top-10 for CUA.

Eckberg’s time of 24:11.30 was fifth best among all runners, while Kinley placed 9th with a time of 25:08.50.

Other CUA runners who placed in the top-50 included Cristine Butrico, who came in 14th place, crossing in 25:42.40, Rebecca Radcliffe, who crossed in 20th (26:19.80), Erin Schlegel, who placed 22nd (26:30.30), Kristen Rayfield, who finished 27th (26:54.70), Corine Dolan in 28th (26:57.90), Sara Lally in 36th (27:44.70) and Katherine McQuinn in 48th (29:41.90).

Drew’s Jennifer Van Wingerden placed first individually with a time of 22:52.60, while Goucher’s Katherine Currier took second in 22:56.30.

Following Juniata and CUA in the team standings were Moravian with 70 points, Susquehanna with 75, Goucher with 87, Pitt-Johnston (154) and Keystone (191).

CUA heads to Bethlehem, Pa. for its next race, when the Cardinals compete at the Paul Short Invitational on September 28.  Start time is set for 2:30 p.m.