2018 F&M Women’s Cross Country Season Preview

2018 F&M Women’s Cross Country Season Preview

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LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's cross country team start the 2018 season with a core group of returners and a lot of new faces looking to push the team into another strong year.

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Athletes to Watch

The Diplomats will have to make up the production of Grace Adams, who graduated last year and was a constant member of the top-seven squad for her four years on campus. F&M will add some depth to the squad with an eight-member first-year class that will be immediate contenders in the lineup.

Sophie Worthy – Jr.
Emma Frazier – So.
Caylie Privitere – So.

Frazier delivered a dominant rookie campaign last season, securing one of the top-three spots in the Diplomats' lineup. Frazier led the group at last year's Mideast Regionals with a time of 24:34.5 (111th). Privitere and Worthy remained constant in the top-seven for F&M both running season bests at the Paul Short White with Privitere clocking in at 25:22.2 and Worthy finishing at the 26:24.2 mark.

The Road Ahead  

The women's cross country team begins its fall season by hosting the annual Alumni 5K with Millersville at Baker Campus on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 10:00 a.m. The Little Three Meet takes place on Friday, Sept. 7 at 6:00 p.m. and will be hosted by Gettysburg. 

Haverford will host the women's Centennial Conference Championships, which take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11:00 a.m., while the NCAA Mid-East Regionals are set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11:00 a.m. and are being hosted by DeSales.

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