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Ranere Wins NECC Women's Championship, Lynx Place Second

Ranere Wins NECC Women's Championship, Lynx Place Second


WESTFIELD, MA - The Lesley Women's Cross Country team participated in the NECC Championship Races hosted by Westfield State on Saturday October 26th. The races were held at Stanley Park in Westfield.


  • Senior Kayla Ranere finished first overall, earning the title of the NECC's top woman runner. Ranere finished the 5K in 22:06.6, eleven seconds ahead of New England College's Haleigh Bilodeau in second place. Ranere's mile split was 7:07.
  • The Lynx finished second overall as a team, only behind Elms College. The next five runners after Ranere and Bilodeau were Blazers and they ended up with six runners in the top ten, putting Elms in a great position for the championship. Lesley finished with 75 points, four ahead of the third place Dean Bulldogs.
  • Morgan Anderson finished second for the Lynx at 27:42, with Kathryn Pope coming third at 29:22. Anderson finished in 18th place and Pope finished 21st.
  • Mary Pulling and Summer Lamprey finished fourth and fifth for the Lynx, with Pulling coming in at 30:38 and Lamprey finishing at 34:38.


The Lynx will finish up their season with the NCAA Division III Championship at Bowdoin College on Saturday November 16th.