BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Sophomore Abbey D'Agostino (Topsfield, Mass.) finished fourth in a field of 396 runners Friday morning at the Paul Short Invitational, hosted by Lehigh. D'Agostino, who won the Dartmouth Invitational three weeks ago, was the top Ivy runner in the Women's Gold 6K Race, crossing in 20:22.
The Big Green benefited from the fourth-place finish from their sophomore harrier to take eighth as a team with 301 points.
The meet featured over 100 teams from across the country and broken into three different divisions with Dartmouth running against 44 others in the Gold Race.
Fellow sophomore Hannah Rowe (St. Johnsbury Vt.) followed D'Agostino as the second Big Green runner to finish. Rowe placed 50th in 21:27. Senior Alexi Pappas (Alamedia, Calif.) crossed the line 10 seconds later, 59th overall.
Katelyn Walker (Shaker Heights, Ohio) became the third sophomore in Dartmouth's top four when she finished 92nd in 22:08. She was followed closely by junior Kaitlyn D'Orazio (York, Maine) in 22:10 to secure the final scoring spot for the Big Green in 96th place.
Sophomore Bridget End (Summit, N.J.) and senior Elizabeth Short (North Reading, Mass.) were sixth and seventh, respectively, for Dartmouth in Friday morning's race. End was 120th overall in 22:30, while Short's time of 22:35 had her 131st overall.
The Big Green will next run in the New England Championships in Boston next Saturday, Oct. 8.