America East Conference

Women's XC Wins First America East Title

UAlbany Sports Information   10-27-2018

Meet: America East XC Championships

Location: Mine Falls Park in Nashua, N.H. 

Distance: 5K

Team Scoring: 1. UAlbany (46), 2. Stony Brook (59), 3. Vermont (61), 4. UMass Lowell (115), 5. Binghamton (122), 6. New Hampshire (157), 7. UMBC (209), 8. Hartford (237), 9. Maine (249)

Short Story: Hannah Reinhardt leads UAlbany women’s XC to its first-ever America East title.

How it happened

  • Hannah Reinhardt became UAlbany’s first-ever individual America East XC champion, men’s or women’s, finishing in 16:54.75, 23 seconds clear of second place
  • Reinhardt improved on her time from the Pre-Conference meet on this course by eight seconds, lowering her own school record for 5K measured by average mile time, and is the first UAlbany woman under 17 minutes for a full 5K
  • Cara Sherman placed seventh overall in 17:36.60, earning First Team All-Conference honors
  • Sherman also received the women’s Elite 18 Award for holding the highest GPA among the top finishers
  • Holly Machabee placed 10th in 17:43.44, earning Second Team All-Conference honors
  • Kaylah Quarshie placed 11th in 17:46.89, also earning Second Team All-Conference honors
  • Kelly Iocca placed 17th in 18:00.03
  • The women’s average finishing time was 17:36.35, which breaks the 2018 team’s own program record by 14 seconds
  • The women’s scoring gap was 66 seconds
  • Women’s XC was the last team at UAlbany without a conference title
  • UAlbany has now won 100 America East championships, and 108 overall conference championships
  • The women’s team snapped New Hampshire’s streak of five consecutive cross country titles

Next: In two weeks, UAlbany will visit the University of Buffalo for the Northeast Regional Championships.

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