Cathcart Leads Four All-East PerformersNEW YORK, NY - Sophomore Julia Cathcart (Starkville, MS) claimed a strong sixth-place overall, leading four Tribe All-East performers, as 2004 CAA Champion William and Mary women's cross country finished fourth in a tightly-contested ECAC Championship. La Salle won the 15-team meet with 68 points, just ahead of runner-up Yale (70) and third-place Cornell (78) as the Tribe tallied 90 points for fourth. La Salle's Jenna Darcy won the 5,000m race in 17:48 as the top-25 finishers were awarded All-East honors.
Cathcart led an impressive showing by the Green and Gold, capped by four All-East performances. Cathcart clocked a solid 17:59 to claim sixth overall for the first All-East honors of her career in cross country. Sophomore Meghan Bishop (Blue Bell, PA) also earned All-East accolades by racing to 13th with a time of 18:18. Senior Jackie Kosakowski (Sauquoit, NY) and junior Kristyn Shiring (Stafford, VA) also earned All-East honors by finishing 22nd and 23rd, respectively. Junior Karen Pulliam (North Potomac, MD) completed the team's scoring five by claiming 42nd.
The ECAC Championship concludes the Tribe's cross country season.
Top-5 Teams 1 La Salle University 68 2 Yale University 70 3 Cornell University 78 4 William and Mary 90 5 Georgetown University 112 Top 5 Individuals: Place Individual Team Time 1 Darcy, Jenna La Salle University 17:48 2 Burdick, Laurel Boston College 17:50 3 Papin, Rachel La Salle University 17:53 4 Wort, Liz Duke University 17:57 5 McGown, Amber Cornell University 17:58 Other W&M Individuals in Top-25: All-East Honors 6 Julia Cathcart William and Mary 17:59 13 Meghan Bishop William and Mary 18:18 22 Jackie Kosakowski William and Mary 18:28 23 Kristyn Shiring William and Mary 18:30 Other W&M Individuals 42 Karen Pulliam William and Mary 18:54 74 Tracy Williams William and Mary 19:30 78 Kaitlin Hurley William and Mary 19:35