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Yale comes in 3rd during Fordham Invitational

Yale comes in 3rd during Fordham Invitational

Sept. 11, 2005

The Yale Bulldogs finished behind Princeton and Providence for third place at the Fordham Cross Country Invitational, this weekend in the Bronx. The Elis finished with a total of 72 points, finishing in front of Navy, who finished 4th with 127 points.

Lindsay Donaldson was the first Bulldog to finish the race, finishing 6th with a time of 18:27. Junior Katie McKinstry finished right after Donaldson, with a time of 18:29. Senior Katie Matlack and junior Meredith Leenhouts finished 16th and 17th respectively.

Out of a field of 210 runners, all Yalies finished in the top 125. In her first race, freshman Bevin Peters finished 42nd, with a time of 19:27.

Judging from this first meet, the womens cross country team has a lot of talent and should be looking towards a successful season.