Goucher Beats Out Morgan St., CC Baltimore Co. for Sixth Place
HUNT VALLEY, Md. – Goucher finished in sixth place ahead of both Morgan State and CC Baltimore County at the annual Baltimore Metro Meet which was conducted today at Oregon Ridge State Park.
Senior Katie Shaw (Albuquerque, N.M./Bosque School) was the first Goucher runner to cross the finish line as she completed the 5,000-meter race in 21:53.35, good for 35th place overall. After Shaw came freshman Hadley Couraud (East Lansing, Mich./East Lansing) in 44th place (22:23.62), junior Hannah Southworth (Durham, N.H./Oyster River) in 55th (23:12.35) and freshmen Haley Augustson (Athens, W.Va./PikeView) and Amanda Schlosser (Shillington, Pa./Govenor Mifflinin) in 61st (23:55.03) and 73rd (24:46.58), respectively.
Laura Paulsen from Johns Hopkins became the first four-time champion in the history of the Baltimore Metro Meet as she placed first overall with a time of 18:27.15. The runner-up was Mira Patel (18:39.03), also from Johns Hopkins.
Johns Hopkins captured the team title with a near-perfect score of 17 points. Towson finished in second place with 46 points, followed by McDaniel (107 points) in third, Loyola (111) in fourth, Coppin State (155) in fifth, Goucher (160) in sixth, Morgan State (162) in seventh and CC Baltimore County (221) in eighth.