Haland takes first, Haggerty fifth, at Quaker Challenge women’s XC meet

Ellie Haland

WILMINGTON, Ohio – Earlham College junior Ellie Haland took first place and was one of two Earlham runners among the top five in Friday's Wilmington College Quaker Challenge women's cross country meet.

Haland posted a winning time of 12:30.6, finishing nine seconds ahead of the second-place runner in the field. Sophomore Remy Haggerty was fifth in the field of 58 runners with a time of 12:52.0.

Shabnam Fayyaz (16th, 13:39.6), Elena Stirn (17th, 13:42.1), and Serena Pisacano (20th, 13:56.7) rounded out the scoring runners for the Indiana Quakers.

Earlham finished third in the team standings with 59 points. Wittenberg took first place at the meet with 32 points, followed by Wilmington with 44 points.

The Quakers are idle next week before returning to action on Saturday, Sept. 14, when they compete at Ohio Wesleyan.