#6 Red Devils Place Second at NCAA Regionals

Photo by Eric Bologa
Photo by Eric Bologa

(Center Valley, Pa.) – The #6-ranked Dickinson women's cross country team turned in a strong performance to finish in second place at the 2018 NCAA Mideast Regional Championships, hosted by De Sales University on Saturday.

The Red Devils ran to second in the 47-team field, led by junior Sarah House (Merrimack, N.H./Merrimack) who came across the line third overall with a time of 22:39.

Sophomores Emma Johnston (Pelham, N.Y./Pelham Memorial) and Isabel Cardi (Media, Pa./Strath Haven) earned All-Region honors with House, posting top-10 finishes, crossing the line eighth and 10th, respectively, with times of 23:00 and 23:10.

The Red Devils placed six runners on the All-Region team, finishing in the top-35. Lucile Ionescu (Maple Glen, Pa./Upper Dublin) continued her strong senior campaign, clocking a time of 23:52 to place 27th while sophomore Tessa Cassidy (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) came in at 23:56 to earn finish 31st.

Sophomore Allyson Yanega (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh) enjoyed a return to her hometown with an All-Region performance, posting a time of 24:00 to finish 33rd overall. First-year Isabella Fife (Lancaster, Pa./JP McCaskey) was 71st with a time of 24:48.

The Centennial Conference was well represented as top-ranked Johns Hopkins captured the team title, earing six All-Region honors. Haverford was fourth in the team standings while the Centennial produced 19 All-Region runners in the overall field of 341.

The Red Devils will join the Blue Jays at the NCAA National Championships at Wisconsin-Oshkosh next Saturday.