Alavilli Leads Tartans to Sixth Place at Rowan Inter-Regional

Alavilli Leads Tartans to Sixth Place at Rowan Inter-Regional

(GLASSBORO, N.J.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team finished the Rowan Inter-Regional Invitational hosted by Rowan University in sixth-place out of 26 teams on Saturday, October 14. Leading the team for the fifth race this season was senior Aparna Alavilli (Hanover, N.H./Hanover).

Alavilli finished eighth in a field of 239 runners with a time of 21:50.9. Sophomore Abigail Levine (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda Chevy Chase) was next to cross for the Tartans, as she placed 16th with a time of 22:21.3.

Sophomore Emmalyn Lindsey (Eugene, Ore./South Eugene) ran the course in 22:54.0 to finish third for the Tartans and 28th overall followed by sophomore Kathryn Reilly (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep). Reilly placed 31st with a time of 22:55.9.

The fifth Cardinal and Gray runner to cross was senior Rhiannon Farney (Winston Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) with a time of 23:43.2 in 81st place.

The Tartans will next compete at the University Athletic Association Championships on Saturday, October 28 at New York University in New York, New York.