Shannon Lozier follows in 23rd place for Franklin Pierce
BRISTOL, R.I. (September 7, 2013) – The Franklin Pierce University women’s cross country team opened its 2013 season on Saturday by placing seventh out of 11 teams with a score of 171 points at the Roger Williams Invitational in Bristol, R.I. Connecticut College won the meet with a total of 36 points.
The Ravens were led by a strong performance from sophomore runner Doria Brown (Little Falls, N.J.), who placed a career-best 15th out of 131 competitors in a time of 21:18.68.
Classmate Shannon Lozier (Merrimac, Mass.) was the next Raven to cross the finish line, as she dashed across in 23rd with a mark of 21:28.58. Danielle Koch (Coventry, Conn.) followed in 32nd with a time of 21:48.91, while rookie Holly Lindoe (Holbrook, N.Y.) placed 53rd in her collegiate debut with a time of 22:35.01. Sophomore Hadley Doubleday (Plymouth, Mass.) was the fifth Franklin Pierce runner to count towards the team score as she finished 77th in a time of 23:41.70.
Franklin Pierce returns to action next Saturday when the Ravens host the Bruce Kirsh Cross Country Cup on the Rindge campus beginning at 10 a.m.
For more information on Franklin Pierce women’s cross country, please visit the team’s page at http://athletics.franklinpierce.edu(.) To follow the program even further, please visit Franklin Pierce Athletics on YouTube (www.youtube.com/FranklinPierceSports), Twitter (www.twitter.com/FPUathletics) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FranklinPierceRavens). Fans wishing to purchase Franklin Pierce cross country apparel can do so on the athletic department’s online store at athletics.franklinpierce.edu/store(.)