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.
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.