Philadelphia, Pa. (9/7/19) The Dominican College women's cross country team opened the 2019 season at the 41st Annual Philadelphia Metropolitan Championship, hosted by the Jefferson Rams and the Belmont Plateau Cross-Country Hall of Fame on Saturday morning at Belmont Plateau.
Sophomore Desiree Joseph-Jarvis (Livingston, N.J.) was the top finisher for the Lady Chargers in the 5,000-meter race as she took 77th place overall with a time of 26:20.7 (8.26 average mile).
In her collegiate debut, freshman Angelina Abate (Old Tappan, N.J.) took 103rd place with a time of 35:34.0.
Belmont Plateau is the site of the 2019 CACC Championship meet on Oct. 27 and the NCAA Division II East Regional championship on Nov. 9.
The Lady Chargers are scheduled to travel to the NYIT Invitational on Saturday, September 14th.