Hiram College


Junior Ashley Dillon (Orwell/Grand Valley) finished first to lead the Hiram College women’s cross country team to a 21-34 victory over Ursuline on Saturday morning.

The meet was the first held on Hiram’s campus in over six years.

Dillon crossed the finish line in 24:46, which was 43 seconds ahead of the next competitor. Her time also set a new course record.

Senior Patricia Bohls (Macedonia) finished third in 25:45, sophomore Meredith Fitschen-Brown (East Lansing, Mich.) was fourth in 26:19 and senior Alys Dutton (Columbia, Md.) was fifth in 26:36.

Hiram will return to action on Novemeber 1, when it competes in the NCAC Championships hosted by Denison.

Hiram Individual Results

1. Ashley Dillon, 24:46; 3. Patricia Bohls, 25:45; 4. Meredith Fitschen-Brown, 26:19; 5. Alys Dutton, 26:36; 8. Samantha Polmanteer, 28:49.