Dickinson's Sarah Rutkowski and Haverford's Nora Weathers Selected as Co-Runner of the Week

Dickinson's Sarah Rutkowski and Haverford's Nora Weathers Selected as Co-Runner of the Week
 

 

 

Sarah Rutkowski, Sr, Dickinson
Swarthmore, PA / Strath Haven

Rutkowski matched the winning time (14:21) in the 4k event at the Dickinson Long/Short Course Invitational on Saturday by finishing less than a second behind CMUs' Liz Snyder. Rutkowski's second place finish led the Red Devil women to second place in the overall combined standings, avenging an earlier loss to Division II Shippensburg.

 

 

 

 

Nora Weathers, Jr, Haverford
Peterborough, N.H. / Miss Porters School

Weathers placed third overall (23:09.15) at the Dickinson Long (6k) Invitational in the field of 265 runners that competed in the long race.  She led No. 13 Haverford to a second-place finish in the team standings in the 6k event.  Out of the 35 teams that competed in the long race, Haverford finished only behind Division I Bucknell. The Fords finished in front of third-place, No. 10 Dickinson by 17 points in the team standings for the long race.

 

Previous Women's Cross Country Runners of the Week

September 15, 2014

Sophia Meehan, Jr, Johns Hopkins
Havertown, PA / Haverford

Meehan finished first at the Salty Dog Invitational this past weekend with a time of 21:53.65.  The Johns Hopkins women's cross country team is ranked No. 1 in the country in Division III and finished with three of the top-four runners, and five of the top-10, at the Salty Dog Invitational en route to a first-place finish.

September 8, 2014

Hannah Hastings, Jr, Bryn Mawr
Potomac, MD / St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Hastings earned her first collegiate cross country victory by taking home first place in Saturday's Highlander Invitational. The junior ran the 6k course in 23:29, shattering the old course record en route to her victory. She also helped the Owls take home second place in the event, just behind fellow Centennial Conference school Ursinus.

September 2, 2014

Frances Loeb, Sr, Johns Hopkins
Wynnewood, PA / Lower Merion

Loeb pulled away from the pack in the final minute to claim victory in the Salisbury Fall Classic with a time of 21:06.43.  The No. 1 ranked Hopkins women's cross country team started their season with a weekend sweep at the Baltimore Metro Invitational and the Salisbury Fall Classic, where they finished with a perfect score of 15 points. The Blue Jays claimed the top nine spots overall at the Salisbury Fall Classic, and 11 of the first 15.