Nicole DiBenedetto was Franklin & Marshall's top runner, pacing the Diplomats to a fifth place finish amongst the 14 teams competing on the long course at the Dickinson Invitational. DiBenedetto crossed at 25:05, 14th out of 107 runners.
Emily Kornfeld finished the 6-kilometer course in 25:50 and finished 28th. DiBenedetto and Kronfeld came through on the first mile together at 6:40. Maggie Selzer ran a 26:03, while Emily Wilson ran a 26:11 and finished 33rd overall.
Jenna Bush finished 37th in 26:18, just ahead of Kelly Farrelly in 39th with a 26:23. Rachel Suydam finished in 26:57 and 42nd overall. Amy Jordan ran a 27:14 (63rd), while, Emily Weirfinished with a time of 29:14 (79th).
Colette Buchanan finished the 4K in 56th place running a 16:31. Melissa Zimmerman crossed next running in 104th place with a 17:58, followed by Kat Boardman (108th) with a time of 18:06. Amy Burke finished in 18:27, and Keira Rakoff crossed in 18:39, a 4K PR of 30 seconds. The 4K team finished 15th out of 20 teams.
The Diplomats return to action on Homecoming Saturday, October 20, when the Diplomats host The Friends of Sarah 5k.