Griebel Leads Blue Devils at ECACs

Central Connecticut graduate student Alasia Griebel, the 2011 Northeast Conference women's individual cross country champion, finished 13th overall and led the CCSU women to a 12th place finish at the ECAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday.

Griebel finished the 5k course at Van Cortland Park in the Bronx in 18:41, good for the 12th place finish and only 35 seconds off the winning time of 18:06.

The Blue Devils finished in 13th place out of 22 teams on Saturday. 

Sophomore Elizabeth Eberhardt ran 19:13 to finish 35th, while classmate Krisztina Dearborn ran 19:17 and finished 40th.

Freshman Shannon McBride finished in 69th place with a time of 19:38.  Senior Amanda Asaro finished in just under 20 minutes with a time of 19:58 and finished in 98th position. 

Senior Sara Larkin (145, 20:37) and freshman Megan MacBryde (178, 21:38) rounded out the finishing times for the Blue Devils.

Central's team score of 247 was good for 13th place.