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Curham Starts XC Career with a Victory; Team Wins
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Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Release: 09/14/2013


NEWARK, Del. (9/14/13) - Princeton freshman Megan Curham got her cross country career started off on the right foot, winning the Delaware Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 14.

The 6k race held at White Clay Creek State Park was the first meet of the 2013 season for the Tigers.

Curham was the only runner to finish in under 22 minutes as she crossed the line at 21:39.39. Seniors Clare Gallagher and Molly Higgins followed in third and fourth places at 22:11.10 and 22:11.88, respectively. A Princeton pack followed taking places 6-9 with sophomore Kathryn Fluehr and freshman Lizzie Bird capturing the final two scoring slots. After taking a one-year hiatus, Fluehr ran a 22:20.39 while Bird clocked a 22:28.89. Freshmen Jessica Ackerman and Rachael Chacko followed at 22:29.36 and 22:31.44.

Princeton finished in first place with Delaware second, Towson third and Seton Hall fourth.

The Tigers return to competition on Friday, Oct. 4 at the Notre Dame Invitational.

Princeton Finishers
1. Megan Curham 21:39.39
3. Clare Gallagher 22:11.10
4. Molly Higgins 22:11.88
6. Kathryn Fluehr 22:20.39
7. Lizzie Bird 22:28.89
8. Jessica Ackerman 22:29.36
9. Rachael Chacko 22:31.44
12. Kathryn Little 22:49.25
18. Ally Markovich 23:20.97
20. Henriette Miers 23:22.23
22. Birdie Hutton 23:26.63
23. Amanda Chang 23:30.30
25. Nicole Marvin 23:31.41
26. Jackie Nicholas 23:32.29
27. Maria Seykora 23:32.83
28. Mary Hui 23:33.87
36. Sarah Porter 24:18.13
37. Zoe Sims 24:18.13

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