Team finishes 13th out of 31 teams competing in University Park, Pa.
The women's 6,000-meter competition is scheduled to begin at noon at Penn State.
Maryland finishes in 11th place with 296 points.
Maryland will look to continue its strong fall Saturday at Virginia Tech
The majority of the 15 Maryland harriers who raced in the event set new personal bests.
2010 CROSS COUNTRY - Competed in first four events of the season... Second Terrapin finisher and 17th overalll at the Mount St. Mary's Duals, going 20:26;4 over 5K... Best 6K time of the year was 23:34 to finish 41st in the Open Division at the Lehigh Paul Short Run... Was 39th overall at the Salty Dog Invitational at Navy, going 24:30... Went 24:49 over 6K at the Penn State National.
BEFORE MARYLAND - National Honor Society member at Linganore HS in Ijamsville, Md... Played in the band at Linganore... Ran a PR of 2:21.74 in the 800 to place 4th in the Maryland 3A State Meet, after a second-place finish at regionals... Was 2nd at the 3A West Regional in the 1,600 with a PR of 5:21.39... Won titles at the Zonis Invitational (800) and Patriot Invitational (mile)... Sixth in the 800 and 3rd in the 1,600 as a senior at the 3A State Championships... Second at the Maryland 3A West cross country regional, en route to 6th-place finish at state meet... Competed at Nike Cross Country Southeast Regional... Pre-Maryland PRs of 5:25.62 in mile run, 12:24.26 in 3,200 and 19:42 for 5K.
PERSONAL - Daughter of John and Katy Nolan... Older sister Megan is a student at Maryland... Also has a younger sister and brother... Lists her mother as her non-sports heroine... Would cast Anne Hathaway in a movie of her life... Majoring in education with an eye toward teaching and coaching... Would suggest to youngsters to "work hard and do things the right way, not just the easy way."