Blue Knights Take 26th at NCAA Women's Cross Country Championships

Terre Haute, Ind. – The Geneseo women’s cross country team placed 26th at Saturday’s NCAA Championships.

Geneseo was making the program’s 14th straight appearance at nationals and has now made 19 trips overall. The Blue Knights, who won the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) title, earned their NCAA bid with a second-place finish at last week’s NCAA Atlantic Regional Championship.

Sophomore Cassie Goodman (Phelps/Midlakes) was the top finisher for the Blue Knights, placing 76th in a time of 22:34.8.

Senior Cailin Kowalewski (Fredonia/Fredonia) finished 106th in the 277-runner field, posting a time of 22:48.5. Junior Rebekah Steinke (Lima/Honeouye Falls-Lima) finished the 6,000-meter course in 23:22.0, good for 186th.

Senior Emily Sullivan (West Seneca West/West Seneca West) came in 204th in a time of 23:29.4. Sophomore Alyssa Knott (Smithtown/West) was 215th in 23:37.3. Junior Mary Aldridge (Rochester/Brighton) finished in a time of 23:45.1, placing 226th and senior Brigid Heenan (Liverpool/Liverpool) placed 254th in 24:11.2.