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Gibson posts fourth win of season

Gavin Gibson's side profile as he runs
Gavin Gibson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel finishes eighth of 14 teams
What:
Hornet Harrier in men's cross country action
When:
Saturday, Sept. 22
Where: Kernstown, Va. – Kernstown Battlefield

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel finished eighth at the Hornet Harrier hosted at Kernstown Battlefield, totaling 214 points in the 6,000-meter race.

THE LEADERS
Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) crossed the line first once again with a time of 19:31.4.
Kai Samuels (Pasadena, Md./Northeast) finished 47th with a time of 22:20.7.

FOR THE FOES
SUNY Poly won the team title with 56 points, edging Lancaster Bible by two points.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Michael Gallagher (Elko, Nev./Elko) crossed 58th with a time of 22:40.5.
Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) was 63rd overall with a time of 22:48.5.
Miky Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) rounded out the McDaniel competitors in 73rd place with a time of 23:23.4.

THE INSIDE STORY
• A total of 120 runners competed at the 6,000-meter distance.
Gavin Gibson won his fourth race in four starts this season.
Gavin Gibson won by 18 seconds, turning in the Green Terror's fastest 6,000-meter time at Kernstown.
Kai Samuels' time ranks ninth all-time while Michael Gallgher's time is 10th.
Cyrus Daroowalla's time ranks 12th all-time.
• All five McDaniel runners turned in a course PR.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Hood Open at Utica Park on Saturday, Oct. 13. Race time is 10:30 a.m.