Young Bonnies Run Well in West Point Invitational

Young Bonnies Run Well in West Point Invitational

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. - Senior Emily Izydorczak's strong run highlighted race day for the St. Bonaventure women's cross country team Friday morning at the West Point Invitational.

Izydorczak completed the challenging 5.6K course in a time of 21:37.0 to take 26th overall in a field of 71 runners from Temple, George Washington, Army West Point and Manhattan along with the Bonnies. Her average mile time was 6:12.

Junior Sydney Beeman maintained the strong momentum she had going following an impressive performance in the season-opening Little Three Championship by running a time of 22:27.5, finishing 40th overall. She also had an average mile time of 6:27.

It was a great morning for the young members of the Bonnies.

Freshman Theresa Dristle ran very well, crossing the finish line in a time of 22:32.4. Fellow freshman Amberlee Robertson was two spots back of her teammate, 45th overall at 22:41.5. 

Junior Christine Walsh made her season debut, taking a spot in the scoring for the Bonnies with her effort of 23:12.7.

Sophomores Samantha Henry (23:24.6) and Natalie Cummings (24:03.2) turned in solid efforts as well.

The Bonnies are back in action at the Anderson Invitational on Sept. 22. The team finished second in that event last season.

BONNIES FINISHERS
26. Emily Izydorczak - 21:37.0 
40. Sydney Beeman - 22:27.5
43. Theresa Dristle - 22:32.4
45. Amberlee Robertson - 22:41.5
53. Christine Walsh - 23:12.7
55. Samantha Henry - 23:24.6
58. Natalie Cummings - 24:03.2
59. Morgan Evarts - 24:03.7
60. Lindsey Lytle - 24:05.9
61. Carly Olles - 24:16.8
62. Morgan Brady - 24:17.8
63. Kristin Reynolds - 24:22.9
65. Tristen Reid - 24:40.2
66. Jenna Cherry - 24:45.6
67. Emily Holstein - 25:00.5
68. Meaghan Ralph - 25:35.2

-By Scott Eddy, Director of Athletics Communications

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