Gorman Sparks Women’s Cross Country at Wells
October 20, 2012
After earning team runner-up finishes in each of Keuka College’s five cross country meets in 2012, senior Elizabeth Gorman (Waverly, NY/Waverly) broke through and finished as the fastest Keuka College runner during Saturday’s Wells College Invitational, held in Aurora, N.Y.
Gorman completed the 5K course in a time of 24 minutes, 2.94 seconds, good for 15th place among scoring runners as Keuka earned a fourth-place team finish with 102 points.
William Smith won the invitational with 24 points, followed by Daemen College (46), host Wells College (68) and Keuka.
William Smith placed all five of its runners in the top eight, led by Emily D’Addario, who won the race in 19:56.12, more than a minute faster than Wells’ Emily Middlebrook, who placed second.
After Gorman, freshman Allison Bonin (Orwell, Pa./Northeast Bradford) finished 18th among scoring runners with a time of 24:35.54; junior Samantha Yavorek (Canandaigua, NY/Canandaigua) was 22nd in a time of 25:26.17; sophomore Elizabeth Ryan (Cohoes, NY/Cohoes) was 23rd in a time of 25:59.53; and classmate Courtney Woolever (Vestal, NY/Vestal) rounded out the Storm’s top five with a time of 25:51.79, good for 24th place.
Keuka returns to action at the annual North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championship meet, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at Penn State-Abington.