Women's Cross Country Ranked 18th in FinishLynx National Poll

Sept. 18, 2002

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women's cross country team is ranked 18th in the FinishLynx Division I Women's Cross Country National Poll, released on Monday, September 16. Despite winning their first two meets, the Friars dropped four spots to 18th.

Providence received 173 votes. Brigham Young received 390 points including all 13 first place votes to remain at the top spot.

In their latest competition, the Friars placed first at the Dartmouth Invitational on September 14 in Hanover, N.H. PC had four runners finish in the top-11, led by senior Roisin McGettigan (Wicklow, Ireland) who finished first in a time of 19:05. McGettigan also was victorious on September 6 as she helped the Friars capture the University of New Hampshire Invitational in Durham, N.H. At the UNH Invitational, the Friars swept the top five spots and scored 15 points.

Providence will compete at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, September 28 in Minneapolis, Minn.

FinishLynx NCAA DIVISION WOMEN'S NCAA CROSS COUNTRY POLL September 16, 2002 Rank Team (First place votes) Points 1 Brigham Young (13) 390 2 Georgetown 375 3 Stanford 359 4 Colorado 345 5 Notre Dame 333 6 North Carolina State 321 7 Arkansas 311 8 Duke 291 9 Michigan State 261 10 Northern Arizona 246 11 UCLA 236 12 Villanova 221 13 William & Mary 195 14-tie Marquette 187 14-tie Penn State 187 16 Yale 182 17 Boston College 178 18 PROVIDENCE 173 19 Arizona State 165 20 Colorado State 160 21 Wisconsin 138 22 Texas A&M 121 23 Columbia 97 24 Wake Forest 89 25 Minnesota 81 26 Virginia 71 27 Arizona 61 28 Cornell 53 29 Weber State 46 30 Coastal Carolina 31


 

 

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