Wake Forest Finishes Eighth at NCAA Southeast Regionals
Senior Caitlin Chrisman
Senior Caitlin Chrisman

Nov. 10, 2007

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior Caitlin Chrisman turned in a 12th-place finish to lead Wake Forest to a eighth-place showing at the NCAA Southeast Regionals Saturday afternoon at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer Park.

Chrisman ran a 20:54.10 to place 12th out of 225 runners in the 6k race. She led the Demon Deacons who scored 233 team points on the day. Wake was just 10 points behind Liberty for seventh place.

Junior Merry Placer was second for the Deacs, finishing 41st in 21:37.40.

Freshman Marley Burns ran a 21:38.90 to finish 43rd, while classmate Chelsea Bolton was not far behind in 47th. Bolton ran a 21:40.50.

Freshman Jessica Barton rounded out the scoring for Wake Forest, placing 96th in 22:22.20.

Freshman Cate Berenato was the sixth Deacon competing at the meet. Berenato ran a 23:00.80 to finish 134th.

North Carolina's Brianna Felnagle took home the individual title by running a 19:52.25.

NC State won the 31-team meet with 106 points. Duke and North Carolina were second and third with 114 and 124 points respectively.

Six of the top eight teams were from the ACC, as were five of the top six individuals.

Wake Forest Individual Results
12. Caitlin Chrisman, 20:54.10; 41. Merry Placer, 21:37.40; 43. Marley Burns, 21:38.90; 47. Chelsea Bolton, 21:40.50; 96. Jessica Barton, 22:22.20; 134. Cate Berenato, 23:00.80.

 

 

Top 15 Teams (Out of 31)
1. NC State 106, 2. Duke 114, 3. North Carolina 124, 4. Kentucky 141, 5. Virginia Tech 155, 6. Virginia 166, 7. Liberty 223, 8. Wake Forest 233, 9. Richmond 257, 10. William & Mary 269, 11. Louisville 278, 12. James Madison 310, 13. Western Kentucky 360, 14. Eastern Kentucky 385, 15. Clemson 399.

Top Five Individuals
1. Brianna Felnagle, North Carolina, 19:52.25; 2. Emily Harrison, Virginia, 20:00.00; 3. Tasmin Fanning, Virginia Tech, 20:05.05; 4. Maddie McKeever, Duke, 20:17.05; 5. Diana Jepchirchir, Coastal Carolina, 20:22.50.

 

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