Women's Cross Country Places 3rd at Smith

NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—Coast Guard placed three runners in the top 20 as the Bears placed third of the 14 teams at the season-opening Smith Invitational.

Beth Gollin was fourth overall with a time of 20:13.40 to lead the Bears while Sarah Blatt placed sixth with a time of 20:27.72.

Rachel Hill placed 20th with a time of 21:12.15 in her first collegiate meet.

Wellesley won the meet with 54 points while Coast Guard was third with 80 points.