Women's Cross Country Takes Third at Ivy League Heptagonal Championships
Leading the way for Brown was Smita Gupta (Tulsa, OK) finishing sixth place overall with a time of 17:46.5. In seventh was sophomore Ariel Wright (Oakland, CA) with a 17:48, followed by sophomore Jenna Ridgway (Santa Barbara, CA) with an 18:15.5, freshman Lauren Pischel (La Jolla, CA) 18:29.2, and freshman Kesley Ramsey (Franklin Lakes, NJ) with an 18:52.6.
Brown had two of the League's top finishes in Wright and Gupta. They ran the third and fourth fastest times in Brown history, faster than two-time All-American, Anna Willard '05. Both earned first team All-Ivy honors for their performances.
The Bears improved on their finish from last year, as they finished in seventh with a total of 162 points. Ridgway was Brown's top finisher in 20th place last year, as she finished the 5-Kilometer course in an 18:11 effort.