MANCHESTER, N.H. – Sophomore Danielle Coskren (North Andover/North Andover HS) was the top finisher for the Bentley University women's cross country team during the Shacklette Invitational at Saint Anselm College Saturday.
On a very hot and humid afternoon, Coskren covered the 5,000-meter course in 21:18.4 to place 35th overall. Classmates Katie Burke (Braintree/Braintree HS) and Julie Morena (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS) were the other Falcons to break 22 minutes with Burke 41st in 21:31.0 and Morena 44th in 21:43.3.
Bentley, which did not enter several of its top runners, was eighth of nine in the team standings. Stonehill College took first with its score of 62 ten better than runner-up Assumption College.
St. Michael's Chloe Boutelle, who broke the tape in 18:51.7, took individual honors with a winning margin of nearly 15 seconds.
Bentley's next action is the UMass-Dartmouth Shriners' Invitational on Sept. 20.
at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, N.H.
Top Individuals: 1. Chloe Boutelle, St. Michael's, 18:51.7; 2. Brianna Venturo, Stonehill, 19:06.2; 3. Tiana Thomas, U. of New England, 19:07.4; 4. Antonia Pagliuca, Assumption, 19:26.9; 5. Shannon Conley, Saint Anselm, 19:27.7.
Bentley Runners: 35. Danielle Coskren, 21:18.4; 41. Kathryn Burke, 21:31.0; 44. Julia Morena, 21:43.3; 59. Caroline Conrad, 22:18.4; 60. Alix Pettinella, 22:18.9; 61. Marianne Bartolotta, 22:23.0; 71. Brittany Baudier, 22:45.9; 76. Courtney Loughnane, 22:56.3; 77. Arianne Bourgault, 22:58.2; 93. Dusty Sacco, 24:06.7, 103. Allison Ehrlich, 24:42.6.