Temple Women's Cross Country Places 17th At ECAC Championship

Blog Image 741028 - DOUGHERTY
Rayna Kratchman

BRONX, N.Y. - Freshman Stephanie Dorantes finished as the Owls' top runner in leading the Temple women's cross country team to a 17th place overall finish at the ECAC Championships, Saturday afternoon in Van Courtland Park.  Dorantes placed 50th with a time of 19:43, marking the second time this season she has posted the Owls' best time.

"We had a really solid day with three seniors running good times in their last race," commented assistant coach Matt Jelly.  "They took the program a long way and leave us with something we can really build on for the future."

Senior Rebecca Mims clocked in as Temple's second-fastest runner, clearing the hill-and-dale in a time of 19:51 for 57th.  Sophomore Rayna Kratchman crossed the finish line next in a time of 20:33 for 107th, followed by senior Brianna Linneman in 110th (20:35).

Also faring well was sophomore Katherine Frank, running a time of 20:54 for 131st.  Senior Jen Berman placed 141st with a time of 21:05, sophomore Dierdre MacFarlane came in at 151st (21:13), freshman Kelly Broadbent was 156th (21:21), freshman Taylor Goldsworthy was 178th (22:18) and junior Amy Stansbury placed 191st (23:24).

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines
Help us learn more about Philly.com commenters. Click here to take this quick survey.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Load comments
Continue Reading