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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Hoya Notebook: Cross Country

While most of the Georgetown cross country team spent the weekend training on the Hilltop, the squad sent a sent a small group of women to the James Madison University Invitational in New arket, Va.

The runners had three of the top five finishers at the meet and returned with a second-place trophy.

Junior Elizabeth Maloy led the team effort, finishing second with a time of 19:10 for the 5,100-meter course.

“Liz is training harder than she ever has and is very competitive,” said Ron Helmer, director of track and field and cross country.

Freshmen Lise Ogrodnick and Kailin Collins made notable Hoya debuts as they turned in fourth- and fifth-place finishes with respective times of 19:50 and 20:01. Freshman Avril Ogrodnick crossed the line in eighth place in a time of 20:24.

Rounding out the Georgetown scorers were junior transfer Joanna Rodgers – who finished the race at 21:03.9, good for 11th place – and freshmen Jessie Hale and Christina Whalen, who respectively placed 20th and 23rd with times of 22:04.1 and 22:09.8.

The Hoyas will take next weekend off to train. They race next at the Lehigh Invitational on October 1, where they will run a full team.

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