Colby-Sawyer Earns 2016 NAC Women's Cross Country Title

Colby-Sawyer earned its third-consecutive North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Cross Country title after finishing as the top team. Kaylyn Crompton of Castleton won the NAC individual title with a time of 21:02.5 

The Chargers claimed first place after scoring 36 points with five runners in the top ten. The 5k championship race included 86 total runners, representing 11 schools.

The women's team runner-up was Castleton after posting 55 points, while Husson was third with a score of 105 followed by UMaine-Farmington (111), Maine Maritime (164), Johnson State (164), New England College (177), Green Mountain (201), and Lyndon (213). UMaine-Presque Isle and Thomas competed in the championship, but did not score as teams.

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Crompton completed the 5K course 12 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. Emily Lopez of Colby-Sawyer and Erica Notini of New England College finished second and third respectively in 21:14.6 and 21:27.1, while Elizabeth Bassette of Castleton crossed the finish line fourth with a time of 21:40.7. Allison Granata of New England College placed fifth in 21:43.2, Molly O'Callaghan of Castleton was sixth in 22:03.5, while Kylee Parker and Nicole Morris, both of Colby-Sawyer, rounded out the top eight, with times of 22:09.7 and 22:32.6 respectively.