New London, Conn. – Paced by individual champion, Lara Jacobs (New York, N.Y.), Dean College women's cross country finished fourth at the Mitchell College Invitational on Saturday morning at the Mitchell Woods.
Jacobs' individual victory marks the first in program history as she blazed her way through the 5K layout in just 21:50.8.
- Sitaara Muhammad (Brockton, Mass.) finished in 19th place (26:31.6).
- Marcenzya Melvin (Providence, R.I.) turned in a 27th place effort (28:50.6).
- Nathalia Minchala (East Patchogue, N.Y.) was right on Melvin's heels in 28th place with a time of 28:50.8.
- Sherrina Herrera (Bakersfield, Calif.) wrapped up the Bulldog contingent on the course in 48:19.7.
Dean is back in action next Saturday when they take part in the Elms College Blazer Invitational at Chicopee State Park.