Women's cross country starts season

WATERVILLE, Maine — Mahal Alvarez-Backus finished in seventh place and was the top Colby College finisher in the sophomore/senior race against Bates College on Saturday at Quarry Road Trails.

The Bobcats won 40-15 (high score wins) by taking the top six places. Bates also took a 40-15 win in the first-year/junior race.
Alvarez-Backus had a time of 16 minutes, 27 seconds. Margo Buys placed ninth in 16:39 and Elizabeth Holland took 10th with a 16:41.
Colby’s Sonia Tremblay had the best time (16:17) of the day for the Mules in taking sixth in the first-year/junior event. Lydia Fanning was ninth in 16:34 and Rebecca Berube placed 10th at 16:44.
Women’s sophomore/senior race
1. Wilson, Bates, 14:41
2. Chisholm, Bates, 15:42
3. Memishian, Bates, 15:43
4. Barker, Bates, 15:51
5. Rothmann, Bates, 15:53
6. Austin, Bates, 16:23
7. Alvarez-Backus, Colby, 16:27
8. Van Kampen, Bates, 16:36
9. Buys, Colby, 16:39
10. Holland, Colby, 16:41
11. Pollack, Bates, 17:35
12. Fernandez, Colby, 17:42
13. Hojlo, Colby, 17:50
14. Corkery, Colby, 17:53
15. Rasich, Bates, 17:59
Women’s first-year/junior race
1. Cook, Bates, 15:36
2. Szatkowski, Bates, 15:36
3. LaMarche, Bates, 15:48
4. Reynolds, Bates, 16:16
5. Clark, Bates, 16:17
6. Tremblay, Colby, 16:17
7. Pascucci, Bates, 16:23
8. Tower, Bates, 16:30
9. Fanning, Colby, 16:34
10. Berube, Colby, 16:44
11. Hampson, Colby, 17:11
12. Gonzalez, Bates, 17:18
13. Giles, Colby, 17:27
14. Forcillo, Bates, 18:07
15. Bacon, Bates, 18:22
16. Kievman, Colby, 18:36
17. Stetson, Colby, 18:46
18. O’Sullivan, Colby, 19:18
19. Ginn, Colby, 19:21