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Scherer Places Seventh at NCAA Division III National Meet

From Sports Information Director, November 22, 2008 | Women's Cross Country
by Dan Lukes,, (920) 403-4077

HANOVER, Ind. - St. Norbert College junior Jenny Scherer had the Green Knights' best-ever showing at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championship with a seventh-place finish at Hanover College.

Scherer, who placed 61st at the 2007 national meet, covered the 6-kilometer course with a time of 21 minutes 16 seconds. A total of 279 runners competed.

Bethel University's Marne Borner won the meet's individual championship with run of 20:44. Amherst College's Elise Tropiano was second in 20:53, while UW-Oshkosh's Ayla Mitchell was third at 21:03.

Middlebury College claimed the team national championship with 179 points. Calvin College was second with 237 points, while Williams College was third with 240 points.