Henniker, NH – The Eagles women's cross country team claimed the top spot in its first meet of the season, the Mayflower Kickoff hosted by New England College. Husson runners placed third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and eighth to finish with 26 points. Green Mountain College took second place with 86 points.
Alecia Palmer (Presque Isle, ME) finished with a time of 21:16, and Theresa Martin (Westford, VT) finished close behind her with a time of 21:47. Head coach Chris Wood said of the team's result, "I expected that we would run well this week, but the ladies exceeded my expectations. It was a great return to the sport for Theresa Martin, who finished fifth overall."
The team will next compete on Saturday, September 8 at the University of New England Invitational in Biddeford, Maine.