Slippery Rock women finish 14th in Rock Pre-Nationals

Published by , Author: Aaron Marrie - Rocket Contributor , Date: October 21, 2018

The Rock’s women cross country team finished 14th overall at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh for The Rock Pre-Nationals on Saturday.

SRU finished 14th with 415 points as they hosted the meet that brought in 32 NCAA Division II teams in across 10 states. Sixth-ranked Colorado School of Mines won the team title with a score of 37 points, followed by Walsh in second with 91 points and third for Hillsdale with 128 points.

Senior Sabrina Palmieri finished a team high 28th place in 23:31 and junior Kacey Raible came in at 24:01 to place 49th as the two women placed in the top 50 for The Rock.

Senior Madison Przicina was the third finisher for the women coming in 107th in 25:09, followed by Junior Jill Norris in 25:28 in 128th. Freshman Julianna Stevens finished 130th in 25:29 for SRU as the fifth woman to place.

Junior Hannah Kenawell finished 141st in 25:44 and senior Paige Diehl finished 146th in 25:51 as the seventh runner for The Rock.

Slippery Rock has an off week to prepare the PSAC Championships on Nov. 3 at Edinboro University.

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Aaron Marrie is a senior converged journalism major and has a minor in film and media studies. Aaron is entering his second year on staff as the multimedia editor. Since attending Slippery Rock University, Aaron also got involved with the campus TV station, WSRU-TV. Aaron will be taking the role of president within WSRU-TV starting this fall. Aaron is also a member of the CORE Street Team on campus and is a member of the National Broadcast Society and the College Media Association through WSRU-TV and The Rocket.


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