CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) finished 62nd to lead McDaniel to a 25th-place finish at the 2016 NCAA Div. III Mideast men's cross country regional championship on Saturday.
Time and Score:
- The Green Terror finished 25th at the meet with 713 points. A total of 351 runners competed at the 8,000-meter distance. Johns Hopkins won the 52-team championship meet on the DeSales course with 64 points, edging Haverford by one points.
Head of the Class:
- Jim Heilman turned in a time of 26:32 to finish 65th.
Five of a Kind: The following athletes rounded out the seven competitors at the meet:
- Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) finished 73rd (26:37)
- Will Greene (Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic) finished 117th (27:11)
- Shaun Thompson (Mt. Airy, Md./Glenelg) finished 197th (28:06)
- Alex Panagakos (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) finished 272nd (29:50)
- Kyle Crouse (Keymar, Md./Francis Scott Key) finished 286th (30:27)
- Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished 296th (31:03)
Top of His Game: The following athletes turned in a personal best at the meet:
- Jim Heilman bettered his previous best by two seconds.
- Gavin Gibson bettered his previous best by 17 seconds.
- Alex Panagakos bettered his previous best by seven seconds.
Making the List: The following athletes turned in a top-20 all-time Green Terror time on the course.
- Jim Heilman now ranks second (26:32).
- Gavin Gibson now ranks third (26:37).
- Will Greene now ranks fifth (27:11).
- Shaun Thompson now ranks eighth (28:06).
- Alex Panagakos now ranks 19th (29:50).