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LHU Women’s XC ranked No. 9 in Atlantic Region

NEW ORLEANS — For the second week in a row, the Lock Haven University women’s cross country team is ranked No. 9 in the weekly U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Atlantic Region rankings.

The Bald Eagles are coming off a team title over the weekend.

Laurel Moyer and Cadie Kiser finished 1-2, and the Bald Eagles entire top-seven finished among the race’s top-15, LHU soared to the D2/D3 title at the Highlander XC Challenge, hosted by the New Jersey Institute of Technology Saturday (Oct. 6).

Moyer was first out of 227 runners and in the team race, Lock Haven was first out of 29 teams. LHU’s entire top-seven placed in the top-15. Moyer covered the 5K course in 18:23 and Kiser ran 18:49. Amanda Shultz rounded out a sensational top-three as she finished fifth overall with a time of 19:01.

On Saturday, October 20, Lock Haven will compete at the NCAA Division II pre-regional meet hosted by Slippery Rock University. The meet will be held in Pittsburgh at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park, the same location of the 2018 NCAA DII Atlantic Region and NCAA Championship meets.

Atlantic Region Rankings:

1. Edinboro

2. Shippensburg

3. Kutztown

4. Seton Hill

5. West Chester

6. California (Pa.)

7. Mercyhurst

8. Slippery Rock

9. Lock Haven

10. Clarion

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