WPI Women's Cross Country Finishes Seventh at UMass Invitational

Julie Tevenan

North Dartmouth, MA --- Senior Vicky Hewey (Sanford, ME) placed fifth overall to spur the WPI Women's Cross Country team to a seventh place showing at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday morning. The Engineers tallied 236 team points and were just five points out of fifth place in the 38-team event won by MIT.

Julie Tevenan (Weymouth, MA) finished in 28th (19:16) for WPI, while teammate Maria Grandoni  (Framingham, MA) placed 43rd (19:32) in the field of 293 runners.

Other top finishers for the Engineers included Hannah McCallum (Lafayette, CO ) in 55th place (19:51) , Jessica Orr (Westerly, RI ) in 120th (20:30), Caitlin Walde (Edmonds, WA) 151st (20:59) and Aubrie Vannasse  (Stow, MA) in 209th (22:03).

Women's Cross Country hits the trail on Saturday when they participate in the Worcester City Meet held at Moore State Park in Paxton beginning at 10:30am.