2016 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Southern Maine Third at Husson Harrier Invitational

Emily Colby (file photo by Jason Johns).
Emily Colby (file photo by Jason Johns).

Southern Maine Third at Husson Harrier Invitational

            BANGOR, Maine -- Sophomore Leia Dorais (Biddeford, Maine) posted a fifth-place finish to lead the University of Southern Maine women's cross country team to a third-place finish at the annual Husson Harrier Invitational run Saturday at Saxl Park.

            Making her USM debut, Dorais, a transfer from Assumption College, covered the five kilometer Saxl Park course in 21 minutes, 34 seconds to come home with a top five finish.

            Freshman Heather Van Dolman (Orono, Maine) earned a top 10 result with an eighth-place finish in a time of 22:01.  Sophomore Emily Colby (Lunenburg, Vt./Lyndon Institute) was the next USM finisher crossing the line in 11th place with her time of 22:40.

            Rounding out the Huskies' top five were junior Anna Hill (Bangor, Maine) and sophomore Rachael Raymond (East Waterboro, Maine/Massabesic).  Hill finished 15th and Raymond was 20th with times of 23:36 and 24.32 respectively.

            Host Husson finished first in the team standings scoring 32 points.  The Eagles top five finishers all placed in the top 10.  The University of Maine at Farmington, led by individual winner Katie LeBlanc, took the runner-up spot with 45 points, and USM was third with 53.

            The Huskies are back in action next weekend when they compete at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.

 

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