Blaney Leads Knights to Top-Three Finish

Oct. 18, 2013

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By Jennifer Clark

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ORLANDO, Fla. ( – The UCF Cross Country Classic proved to be a welcomed homecoming for the Knights as Anne-Marie Blaney blazed the way for the Knights to post a top-three finish on Friday evening.

Blaney led the women’s 6k event and never looked back as she crossed the finish line with a time of 21:34.56, nearly 16 seconds ahead Miami’s second place finisher Lindsi Arrington (21:50.36).

With 95 runners competing in the race, the Knights yielded two top-10 finishes and six among the top-40 finishers to grab their fourth top-three finish of the season.

Sophomore Heather Classe (22:28.50) snagged fourth place, while fellow runner Amy Ankli crossed the line in 12th place.

Junior Amelia Williams added points for the Knights with her time of 23:57.05

UCF will head to East Hartford, Connecticut next to participate in the American Athletic Conference championships on November 2.



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