Smith's Win In 5,000-Meter Run Paced Knights At Washington & Jefferson

Washington, Pa. – The Geneseo women’s track & field team opened its outdoor season with first-place finishes in two events at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational. As a team, the Knights placed fifth in the 11-team standings.

Graduate student Alyssa Smith (Rochester/Brighton) won the 5,000-meter run with Division III’s second-best time this season – a clocking of 17:23.19. The Knights took the top two places in the 1,500-meter run: senior Cailin Kowalewski (Fredonia/Fredonia) won in 4:43.36 (the 10th-fastest time in the nation this year) and first year Shannon Murphy (Jamestown/Falconer) was second in 4:53.23.

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