|Sophomore, Jill Prentice returned to the Spiders lineup |
this past weekend. An NCAA 5K East Region
Championships qualifier last spring,
Prentice ran a meet record 17:37 to lead the Spiders
to victory over William & Mary and Hampton.
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PHOTOS FROM THE WILLIAM & MARY INVITATIONAL....
|The Richmnd team stretches before the race.|
|Team members pin their numbers on their singlets.|
|Chris York and Jason Skipper...|
|Jill Prentice and Emma Berry stretch before the race.|
|Roxanne Henningson, Alyson McGonigle and Emily Graber stretching...|
|Paul Myer, Adam Owens and Tim Becker.|
|Jason Skipper and Chris York pin their numbers on for the race.|
|Patrick Love (SO)|
|Patrick Love, Matt Groff and Jason Skipper on the start line.|
|Team huddle in the rain before the start of the race.|
|Kyle Ragan, Jason Skipper and Chris York.|
|Adam Owens and Conor Phelan join teammates for the start.|
|Spiders on the start line...|
|The men's start...|
|Jason Skipper and Chris York at 2 miles...|
|Matt Groff and Adam Owens...|
|Jason Skipper and Chris York were 2nd and 3rd at 3 miles.|
|Jason Skipper and Chris York|
|Matt Groff battles John Anderson from William & Mary.|
|Kyle Ragan with Patrick Love in the background.|
|Patrick Love battles David Waterman at ~4 miles.|
|Jason Skipper would lead the Spiders and run a ~30 second PR of 25:08|
|Chris York placed 3rd running 25:17.|
|Conor Phelan is much improved over the past year. He ran 26:07|
as the Spiders #3 runner (7th overall in the race).
His time was nearly 45 seconds faster than he ran on this course last year.
|Matt Groff was great in his first 5 mile race...|
He placed 10th in 26:19.
|Jason Skiper 500M from the finish.|
|Chris York 500M from the finish.|
York ran 25:17 to place 3rd overall.
|Spider women on the start line...|
|The women begin their 5K race...|
|One of the hills on the course...|
|The women's lead pack at 1000M...|
|The Spider women controlled the race from the start...|
|Spiders in the lead Jill Prentice, Roxanne Henningson, Stephanie Paradis,|
Liz Schinski, Amanda Lineberry, Andi Defonce and Alli Stapleton just after 1000M.
|(L-R) Jill Prentice, Jess Cygen (W&M), Stephanie Paradis, |
Roxanne Henningson, Andi DeFonce, Liz Schinski, and Alli Stapleton.
|Taylor Clevinger, Lydia Morton and Emma Berry.|
|Jill Prentice on her way to victory and a meet record of 17:37.|
|Stephanie Paradis in a race with Jess Cygen (W&M).|
|Roxanne Henningson placed 4th in 18:38.|
|Amanda Lineberry ran a strong 18:47 as the 5th collegiate runner |
and the Spiders #4 runner.
|(L-R) Lydia Morton, Emma Berry and Taylor Clevinger...|
|Alyson McGonigle races Hampton's Shaquanda Gainey.|
|Jill Prentice 500M from the finish...|
Her 17:37 would best the field by 36 seconds.
|After a conservative 6:00 opening mile Prentice |
accelerated away from the field to run 17:37,
making her final 2.1 miles at 5:30 mile pace.
|Stephanie Paradis ran 18:27 to place 3rd overall...|
Another good race for her.
|Roxanne Henningson ran 18:38 to place 4th to help the |
Spiders win the William & Mary Invite.
|Liz Schinski ran 19:18 as the Spiders 6th runner.|
|Emily Graber (20:12), Devin Sulivan (20:12 also) and |
Dana Guglielmo (20:29) rounded out the Spiders team.