CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lesley University men's cross country team competed at the 11th Annual Saints Invitational hosted by Emmanuel College at historic Franklin Park.
Sophomore Mike Fleming (Southwick, Mass.) turned in a personal-best time to lead the Lynx as he crossed at 32:43. Freshman Matt Mori (Natick, Mass.) followed Fleming with a time of 33:15 while senior Kolin Perry (Reno, Nev.) came in at 35:43.
On the women's side, Lesley University women's cross country ran to an 8th place out of 18 schools on the 5k course.
Senior Amy Bouchard (Goffstown, N.H.) led the way for Lesley as she crossed the finish line at 21:41 while sophomore Nicole Footer (Lewiston, Maine) followed with a season-best time of 21:55. Junior Jordan Penney (Eliot, Maine) set a new personal-record as she cruised the 5k course in 22:04.
Senior Sydney Altschuler (Durham, Conn.) joined Penney with a new personal-best time of 22:47 and classmate Abbey Coppinger (Moultonborough, N.H.) crossed on Altschuler's heels with a season-best 22:48.
Junior Alex Dimauro (Woburn, Mass.) and freshman Kimberly Eldredge (Kingston, Mass.) came in at 24:41 and 24:45, respectively, while sophomore Anne Cooper (Harvard, Mass.) crossed at 25:44. First year Kayla Ranere (Danbury, Conn.) came in at 25:58 and junior Sarah Campisi (Saco, Maine) followed with a season-best at 26:21.
Sophomore Beth Caronna (Longmeadow, Mass.) and junior Caitlin Sugrue (Rockland, Mass.) wrapped up Lesley's day with respective times of 27:38 and 29:37.
Lesley will be off next weekend as they prepare for the New England Collegiate Conference Championships on Saturday, October 29th at Stanley Park in Westfield, Mass.