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Fredericksburg, Va. – Kara Taylor (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) landed on the 2018 All-Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Cross Country Team as announced Thursday morning by Assistant Commissioner Tim Mowrer.
Taylor earned All-CAC First Team honors after finishing fifth at the 2018 CAC Women’s Cross Country Championships hosted by Southern Virginia University (Buena Vista, Va.) on October 27. She ran the 6K course at the Vista Links Golf Course in 24:22.8 and was the only underclassmen to finish in the Top 5.
Her fifth-place finish is the best finish by a female Seahawk since Michelle DiMenna ’15 took 14th at the 2011 CAC Championships.
The 4-11 sophomore becomes the first female Seahawk runner to garner All-CAC First Team honors but the second overall as Dan Swain ’13 picked up first team honors with his fourth-place finish at the 2012 CAC Championships. Overall, the cross country programs have combined for four All-CAC awards – three on the women’s side and one for the men’s team.
St. Mary’s has another week of preparation for the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships on Saturday, November 10. DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, serves as the host site. Race starts at 11:00 a.m.