Sweeping the top three positions, the IND cross country team opened its IAAM dual meet season with a pair of wins on Wednesday, defeating host Mercy, 24-31, and Severn, 19-36.  Mercy picked up one win, defeating Severn, 21-34.

Julie Gessler was the top individual performer, winning the race in a time of 20:32.  Colleen Fridley (21:26) and Becky Gessler (21:53) completed the sweep of the top three spots for IND.

Mercy’s Amelia Tearnan placed fourth overall (22:16), while Harmony Roche of Severn was fifth in 23:20.

Here are the full results.

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1Julie GesslerIND20:32
2Colleen FridleyIND21:26
3Becky GesslerIND21:53
4Amelia TearnanMHS22:16
5Harmony RocheSevern23:20
6Kasey FogelsangerMHS23:28
7Kelsey FiddesMHS24:34:00
8Katie AlmonMHS24:43:00
9Amy GesslerIND25:00:00
10Maddie ZuschnittSevern25:01:00
11Sarah BouchardSevern25:25:00
12Allison RuddyMHS25:28:00
13Caitlyn KnightIND25:30:00
14Anne WyroughSevern25:41:00
15MaryKate MontgomerySevern26:07:00
16Carina SheehanIND26:10:00
17Grace WeaverSevern26:40:00
18Haley JacksonIND26:41:00
19Reilly DunaSevern27:17:00
20Lizzie StillinghaganMHS27:28:00
21Jaclyn NagySevern27:31:00
22Eva BiloSevern28:12:00
23Aleta TerrillMHS28:23:00
24Stephanie VoithMHS30:12:00
25Emily SchmickerSevern30:12:00
26Olivia SweeneyMHS30:35:00
27Katy PinedaMHS33:39:00
28Maggie LawderMHS37:18:00
29Elizabeth McSorleyMHS37:19:00
30M. BrooksIND45:04:00
Abbie MatsonMHSDNF
Kristina SchaferMHSDNF
Mariel BoltonMHSDNF