Women's Cross Country Travels to Army in Star Meet
Oct. 16, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy women's cross country team will travel to Army in the annual Star Meet on Friday at 4:45 p.m in West Point, N.Y.
Navy is 5-2 against Army in the last seven meetings between the teams and holds a 16-11 all-time advantage against the Black Knights.
The Mids tallied their second consecutive win last season with a 20-40 victory in Annapolis. Navy recorded four of the top-five runners, including a first-place finish from Annie-Norah Beveridge
So far this season, Navy's all-sports record against Army is 0-2.
The Last Time Out
On a hot day against some of the nation's best, Navy women's cross country finished 35th at the Paul Short Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 5. Sophomore Annie-Norah Beveridge paced the Mids for the ninth consecutive race with a finishing time of 21:38 (78th). Following Beveridge, Christina Blair came across the finish 14 seconds later to place 122nd.
Navy and USTFCCCA Rankings
Navy dropped five spots to 13th the most recent United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mid-Atlantic region rankings, which were released on Oct. 7. Georgetown, Princeton, Villanova, West Virginia and Penn State are ranked 1-5, respectively.
Navy will have next weekend off in preparation for the Patriot League Championships, which will take place on Nov. 2 in Easton, Pa.