D’Agostino ’14 Takes Second at Cross Country Nationals, Earns All-America Honors


Read the full story, published 11/17/12 by Dartmouth Athletics.

For the second straight year, Dartmouth junior Abbey D’Agostino ’14 took home All-America honors at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship as she finished second overall in the 6K event on November 17 in Louisville, Ky.

Abbey D’Agostino ’14 finished second at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship on November 17. (Photo by Tim O’Dowd)

D’Agostino, the Northeast Regional Champion and Regional Women’s Athlete of the Year, finished as the national runner-up, crossing the finish line in 19:28.6. Betsy Saina of Iowa State University finished first with a time of 19:27.9.

In the last two years, D’Agostino has claimed five individual All-America First Team honors. In June, D’Agostino won the NCAA Division I National Outdoor Track and Field Championship title in the 5,000 meters.

Alexi Pappas ’12, a former member of the Big Green women’s cross country and track and field teams, and now a graduate student at the University of Oregon, helped the Ducks win the women’s national championship on Saturday. Pappas was eighth overall with a time of 19:43.9.

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