Women’s Cross Country Takes Eighth at Lehigh’s 32-Team Paul Short Run

Women’s Cross Country Takes Eighth at Lehigh’s 32-Team Paul Short Run


BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's cross country team took eighth place at the 32-team, 271-competitor, six-kilometer Paul Short Run, hosted by Lehigh University on Friday afternoon at the Goodman Campus Course.

The women raced in the Paul Short College Women White Race.

Freshman Jasmine Buckridge was the top Jefferson finisher for the third-straight event, finishing 38th overall with a time of 23:42 for a mile pace of 6:21 in the six-kilometer race.

Sophomore Erin Young finished second on the Rams with a time of 24:03 for a pace of 6:27, good for 57th. Senior Sarah Nellis finished right behind in 58th place with a time of 24:04.

Freshman Kali Safer finished in 63rd place with a time of 24:09 for a pace of 6:28.

Sophomore Nicole Stough crossed with a final time of 24:19, good for a 6:31 mile pace and 72nd place.

Fellow sophomore Meghan Horan owned a final time of 27:37 (6:36 pace) to finished 89th overall while senior Erin Raup rounded out the Rams with a time of 24:44 (6:38) for 95th.

1 Wesleyan, 2 Gettysburg, 3 American Int'l, 4 Utica, 5 Indiana (Pa.), 6 Springfield, 7 Widener, 8 Jefferson, 9 St. Thomas Aquinas, 10 Connecticut College, 11 Concord, 12 Hunter, 13 Scranton, 14 Eastern Mennonite, 15 Cortland St., 16 Adelphi, 17 Roanoke, 18 Franklin Pierce, 19 Stevenson, 20 Oswego State, 21 Georgian Court, 22 So. Conn. St., 23 Chestnut Hill, 24 U. of Sciences, 25 Ursinus, 26 Franklin & Marshall, 27 Pace, 28 Delaware Valley, 29 Alvernia, 30 Felician, 31 Rutgers-Newark, 32 Ccny

That closes out the five meets for the women in the month of September. Jefferson Women's Cross Country returns to action at the Jefferson-hosted Jack Saint Clair Memorial at the Belmont Plateau on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 1:15 p.m. on Homecoming Weekend.