Presidents Run At Schenley Park For CMU Invite
PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Both Washington & Jefferson College cross country teams placed 12th Saturday at the Carnegie Mellon University Invitational at Schenley Park.
The W&J men were led by senior Brad Hanne's (Conneaut, Ohio/Center) 28th place finish in the 202-runner field. Hanne posted a time of 27:32.2, just under two minutes behind champion Luke Holubeck of Wheeling Jesuit (25:40.3).
Junior Corey Young (Meadville, Pa./Meadville) was W&J's next best finisher in 89th place (29:06.2), while classmate Thomas Marcotte (Plainville, Mass./Bishop Feehan) claimed 169th place (30:40.4).
The women's field featured 192 runners and the race was won by IUP's Rachel Magliane (18:07). Freshman Allie Smith (Shippensburg, Pa./Big Spring) was W&J's top finisher in 42nd place (20:32.1).
Freshman Abby Pristas (Irwin, Pa./Norwin) was 94th (21:06.6), while sophomore Kenzie Blackmon (Erie, Pa./Fort Leboeuf) placed 172nd (22:32.2).
The Presidents will be back in action next weekend at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble.