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Alison Dimon '03
Senior co-captain Alison Dimon finished 40th individually with a time of 19:23.41

Amherst Women Third, Men Fourth, at UMass Dartmouth Invitational

September 25, 2002

N. DARTMOUTH, MA Behind a second-place individual finish by sophomore Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA), who covered the 5k course in 17:34.36, the Amherst women's cross country team finished third at the 30th Annual UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday. The men, meanwhile, finished fourth overall, as junior John Stanton-Geddes (Glendale, MO) covered the 8,040-meter course in 25:44.37, good for sixth place individually.

Hamill finished just under 13 seconds behind Springfield College junior Marissa Clapp's winning time of 17:21.66. It was Hamill's third consecutive second-place finish in three meets this season. In all, Amherst's women placed seven runners in the top-50, with junior Erinn White (Watertown, NY) finishing 14th at 18:37.68 and first-year Jessamyn Conell-Price (Palo Alto, CA) finishing 30th at 19:11.57. A little further back, Jeffs first-year Jenny Horowitz (Waban, MA), senior co-captain Alison Dimon (Rye, NY) and classmate Laurel Kilgour (Clifton Park, NY) finished consecutively in 39th, 40th and 41st place, respectively, while first-year Margaret Davis (Richmond, VA) rounded out the Amherst contingent in 49th.

NESCAC rival Trinity College won the women's meet, followed by Brandeis University and Amherst.

On the men's side, junior Michael Page (Fargo, ND) and sophomore Matthew Katz (Tallahassee, FL) weren't far behind Stanton-Geddes, finishing 12th and 14th, respectively, with times of 26:00.10 and 26:08.05. Senior co-captain Carson Taylor (S. Windsor, CT) crossed the tape in 27:07.26, good for 52nd place, while sophomore Cameron Millard (Orono, ME) finished 56th, sophomore Zeke Phillips (Newton, MA) finished 67th and senior co-captain Alex Lenkoski (Wethersfield, CT) placed 81st.

Coast Guard won the men's event, followed by Trinity in second place and fellow NESCAC rival Connecticut College in third.

Amherst returns to action Saturday at Tufts University, starting at Noon.

WOMEN'S TEAM STANDINGS (top-10)
1) Trinity
2) Brandeis
3) Amherst
4) Conn. College
5) Stonehill
6) Colby
7) Bates
8) Keene St.
9) M.I.T.
10) Springfield

AMHERST INDIVIDUAL FINISHERS (women)
2) Carter Hamill (17:34.36)
14) Erinn White (18:37.68)
30) Jessamyn Conell-Price (19:11.57)
39) Jenny Horowitz (19:22.85)
40) Alison Dimon (19:23.41)
41) Laurel Kilgour (19:24.14)
49) Margaret Davis (19:35.24)

MEN'S TEAM STANDINGS (top-10)
1) Coast Guard
2) Trinity
3) Conn. College
4) Amherst
5) Stonehill
6) Keene St.
7) Tufts
8) New Haven
9) Colby
10) Southern Maine

AMHERST INDIVIDUAL FINISHERS (men)
6) John Stanton-Geddes (25:44.37)
12) Michael Page (26:00.10)
14) Matt Katz (26:08.05)
52) Carson Taylor (27:07.26)
56) Cameron Millard (27:13.28)
67) Zeke Phillips (27:30.34)
81) Alex Lenkoski (28:01.70)