Portland, ME --- Women's Cross Country ran to a 25th place finish at the NCAA Regionals hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday. MIT was the overall meet winner, leading the pack of 47 teams on a rainy mid-November afternoon in Portland.
Local product Vicky Hewey (Sanford, ME) wrapped up an impressive freshman season with the Engineers, pacing the WPI runners with her time of 23:14.6 and a 50th place finish. Senior Beth Hegarty (Springfield, MA) was 143rd, finishing in 25:14.8, marking over a one-minute improvement from a year ago.
Only nine seconds separated teammates Anne Rocheleau (Shrewsbury, MA) and Catherine Duffty (Haverhill, MA) who finished 173rd (25:54.1) and 183rd (26:03.6), respectively. Lori Corpuz (Redondo Beach, CA) was 242nd for the Engineers in 27:19.1, while Danielle Volpe (Chelmsford, MA) (257th, 27:39.0) and Kelsey Thomas (Webster, NY) (267th, 28:08.6) rounded out the field for WPI in the season finale for Women's Cross Country.