Women's Cross Country Places Third at Engineers Cup

Jenn Mann

Boston, MA --- MIT captured its sixth straight Engineers Cup, with five of the top seven finishers, once again coming ahead of WPI and RPI on Saturday at Franklin Park in Boston. 

Alexandra Taylor (Harbor Springs, MI) took the top spot overall as Tech finished with 23 team points, well ahead of runner-up RPI's total of 41. WPI came in third with 61 points.

Vicky Hewey (Sanford, ME) paced WPI, coming in ninth with a time of 20:41.00. Jenn Mann (Chelmsford, MA) was eight seconds behind her in tenth place with a time of 20:49.00. 

Amy Babeu
 (Groveland, MA) placed 12th with a time of 21:06.00, followed by Hannah McCallum (Lafayette, CO - 14th/21:18.00), Maria Grandoni (Framingham, MA - 16th/21:36.00), Caitlin Rush (Nashua, NH - 18th/21:44.00) and Mary Schwartz (Quincy, MA - 19th/21:51.00).  

WPI races next Saturday when they compete at the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational at 10:30am.