10/12/13 – The women's cross country team placed 9th out of 14 schools at the Bethel College Invitational in Mishawaka, Indiana. Coach Paige Boldt guided Aquinas on the course at St. Patrick's Park. Judson University won the team title, while Judson's Meaghan Ciochon won the event in a time of 18:24.
The women, who finished with 221 points, were led by sophomore Megan Skinner, who recorded an 25th place finish in a time of 20:15. The duo of Crysta Paganelli (20:40) and Jackie Katt (20:53) placed in the top 50 for the Saints. Rounding out the scoring for Aquinas was Aileen Smith (21:13) and Cara Minto (21:24).
The rest of the Aquinas Saints will be competing today at the NAIA Preview Meet in Lawrence, Kansas. The women's race begins at 1:30 p.m. (EST)