Women's Cross Country Finishes Sixth At NCAA Championships

ELSAH, Ill. – SUNY Geneseo senior Kristen Homeyer finished an All-American 32nd out of 279 runners to lead the Knights to sixth place at the NCAA Division III Championships, Saturday, at Principia's North Farm Course. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Homeyer crossed the 6-kilometer finish line with a time of 21:30.50. It was her fourth-straight appearance in the NCAA Championship race. 
  • Junior Elise Ramirez was the Knights' second finisher, crossing 46th with a time of 21:42.90. 
  • Junior Allison Fernandez finished 104th (22:14.30), followed by sophomores Dana Cebulski (22:19.10) in 114th and Genny Corcoran (22:24.90) in 127th to close the Knights' top-five. 

GENESEO FINISHERS
32) Kristen Homeyer 21:30.50
46) Elise Ramirez 21:42.90
104) Allison Fernandez 22:14.30
114) Dana Cebulski 22:19.10
127) Genny Corcoran 22:24.90
186) Carissa DiTullio 22:50.40
261) Annibell Coolican 23:48.10 

QUICK FACTS 

  • Geneseo was making its 19th-consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships, joining the Knights' men in their 15th-sraight showing to extend the longest streak in Division III for one program qualifying both its teams. 
  • Chicago junior Khia Kurtenbach won the individual championship with a winning time of 20:39.20. 
  • Johns Hopkins won the team title with 96 points, followed by Wisconsin-Eau Claire (191), Washington (Mo.) (202), MIT (210) Carleton (258) and the Knights (274) in the 32-team field.