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Women's Cross Country - Tue, Oct. 1, 2013

MOUNT VERNON – Cornell freshman standout Abrah Masterson has been named the Midwest Conference Women's Cross Country Performer of the Week for the period ending Sept. 29

Masterson, of Granby, Colo., led the No. 8 regionally-ranked Rams with an impressive performance at Saturday's 25-team Rhodes College Invitational in Memphis, Tenn. Masterson placed ninth in a competitive field of 221 runners.

Masterson finished the race in 22 minutes, 43 seconds. She was second among all Division III competitors at the meet.

The Rams, who ran without senior Laura Ettlin, placed eighth in the team race with 198 points.

This is the second MWC honor of the fall for Masterson. She was also recognized Sept. 17 following a fourth-place finish at Grinnell's Les Duke Invitational.

Coach Dan Schofer's Rams compete next at the Lamb-Kohawk Invitational Oct. 12 in Cedar Rapids.