Women's Cross Country

Sea-Hawks Finish 5th overall

Sea-Hawks Finish 5th overall

On the women's side, in the 6k race, the Tigers finished first, with 22 points, followed by the X-Women (52) and Acadia Axewomen (93), in second and third, respectively. 

Colleen Wilson (Ancaster, ON), in 21:29, and Sarah Myatt, of Fredericton, NB (22:37) raced to first and second, individually, to lead Dalhousie to the team title. 

Liz MacDonald, Bedford, NS (22:47), who raced to third, was the top X-Women finisher. 

Rounding out the top-seven were DAL's Jenna MacDonald, New Glasgow, NS, (fourth, 22:57); StFX's Mary MacDonald (Kingston, ON, fifth, 23:07), DAL's Michaela Walker, Summerside, PEI, (sixth, 23:18); and Université de Moncton's Carol Ann MacDonald (seventh, 23:20). 

Following the races, the AUS all-stars were awarded to the top seven finishers in each race at the annual championship banquet, as were the individual medalists, team medalists and AUS championship banners. 

The winners of the AUS rookie of the year awards were Alicia Henry (Riverview, NB) from Acadia and Trent Lynds (Truro, NS) from Dalhousie University. 

Dalhousie's Jenna MacDonald (New Glasgow, NS) and Saint Mary's Cameron Taylor (Halifax, NS) were honored as the AUS Student-Athlete Community Service award winners. 

Rich Lehman (Dalhousie) received the AUS women's coach of the year award, while StFX's Bernie Chisholm took home the AUS men's coach of the year award.  

The AUS athletes of the year were awarded to the individual AUS champions, Colleen Wilson from Dalhousie and Calvin DeWolfe from StFX. 

Memorial finished 5th overall in the team event, with Megan Ryan (25th) and Nicole Hollohan (27th) registering as the top finishers for the Sea-Hawks.


Placing   Name                      Time

25          Ryan, Megan                   25:00.00 

27          Hollohan (r), Nicole          25:03.00 

30          Hickey, Emily                 25:35.00 

33          Brace, Jenny                  25:58.00 

34          Healey, Victoria              26:25.00 

The U Sports championship meet will take place Saturday, Nov. 12 at the University of Laval in Quebec City. 

Subway AUS Women's Cross Country Championship Results:  http://www.atlanticuniversitysport.com/sports/wxc/2016-17/files/2016_AUS_Cross_Country_champ_Women-s_Results.pdf