Zerzan repeats; Amherst wins women's team title

Mike Ludwig
November 17, 2007

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - Willamette's Sarah Zerzan repeated at individual champion and Amherst College won the team title at the NCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Championships at St. Olaf on Saturday.

Zerzan won the event by 23 seconds, topping her 20-second win margin from 2006.

Amherst, who finished second in 2006 by one point, won the team title after placing three in the race's top 21 and all five scorers in the top 42.

Plattsburgh State was second behind sixth and seventh place runs from Allison Busby and Toni Wiszowaty.

Host St. Olaf qualified for the event with its fifth place run at the Central Regional last weekend. St. Olaf has now run in 16 NCAA Championships, the eighth-most for any Division III institution.

Bethel's Marie Borner and St. Thomas' Katie Thiessen were the MIAC's top individual finishers at 17th and 20th.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.

Complete Women's Results

Women's Photos