The Emory University women's cross country team competed at the NCAA Championships Saturday morning in Lansing, Michigan, placing 25th in the team standings with 584 points.
On a snow-covered course, senior Annika Urban paced the Eagles as she claimed All-America honors for the second straight season. Urban finished sixth overall in the field of 292 runners with a time of 22:09.2, marking the second-ever top-10 finish for an Eagle at the NCAA Championship. She also becomes the second runner in Emory women's program history to earn All-America honors twice in a career.
Graduate student Claire Hu was fourth on the team with her time of 24:16.2, good for a 216th place finish. Sophomore Jenna Daly clocked in at 24:25.3 (235th) while classmate Liesl Scherrer finished 247th at 24:34.7 and freshman Luna McCauley rounded at Emory runners at the championship meet with a time of 24:41.3 for 255th place.
It is the seventh straight season and 26th time the Emory women's cross country has placed 25th overall as a team at the NCAA Championships.