Sosa-Ebert runs to 17th place at Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble

Ana Sosa-Ebert and Mairead Blatner lead the pack for Earlham in the Quaker Bowl 4K.

OBERLIN, Ohio – Earlham College sophomore Ana Sosa-Ebert posted a time of 22:58.8 to finish 17th overall at the Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble 6K, held Saturday morning.

Sosa-Ebert was third among Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) runners in the meet, behind Rose-Hulman's Mary Petersen (12th, 22:33.8) and Manchester's Hannah Wappes (16th, 22:54.7).

Sophomore Ellie Haland was 59th in the field of 313 runners, 55th in points, with a time of 23:46.5. First year Remy Haggerty was also among the top 100 finishers in 100th place overall, 88th in points, with a time of 24:36.8.

Sophomore Mairead Blatner (25:42.4) was 165th overall, 130th in points, while senior Gabrielle Adams (26:29.9) was 213th overall, 154th in points, to round out the scoring runners for the Quakers.

First year Miette Hennesey (27:45.9) and sophomore Sophie Pickering (27:50.0) were pushers for Earlham, taking the 167th and 168th spots respectively in the scoring.

Earlham (443 points) finished 18th out of 26 teams in the meet, which was won by the host Oberlin Yeowomen with 77 points. Unattached runner Anne Forsyth won the race with a time of 20:25.5.

The Quakers have two weeks to prepare for the HCAC Cross Country Championships, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Shelbyville, Ind.

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