September 20, 2008

McDaniel men and women win at York Invitational

YORK, Pa. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keogh) won the 5,000-meter women’s race to lead McDaniel to a sweep of the team titles at the York (Pa.) Invitational in cross country action on Saturday.

            Wilson finished with a time of 19:47.48 to win for the second straight weekend and lead a 1-2-3 individual showing. Wilson’s time was the Green Terror’s fifth-fastest all-time on the course behind only three-time NCAA qualifier Jill Krebs and current McDaniel assistant Diana Pool. The Green Terror finished with 24 points, easily outdistancing the host Spartans by 63 points.
            The McDaniel men also took first, tallying 34 points to edge York by five.
            Roxanne Fleischer (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) and Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) followed Wilson across time line, completing the course in times of 20:03.50 and 20:36.14, respectively.
            Emma Nichols (Myersville, Md./Middletown) crossed seventh overall with a time of 21:17.38 while Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) finished 11th (21:41.83).
            In the men’s 8K race, Kevin Bowman (Westminster, Md./Brunswick) led a 4-5-6 finish for the Green Terror, crossing in a time of 27:37.16. C.J. Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) (27:39.64) and Dustin Smith (Kotzebue, Alaska/Homeschool) (27:45.05) rounded out the trio.
            Dan White (Union Bridge, Md./Francis Scott Key) finished eighth overall with a time of 28:01.94 while Russell Morin (Lusby, Md./Patuxent) was 11th with a time of 28:01.94.
            McDaniel returns to action at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh on Oct. 3.
 
Men’s Team Scores (8,000 meters, 51 competitors): 1. McDaniel 34, 2. York (Pa) 39, 3. Albright 92, 4. Goucher 104, 5. Hood 130, 6. Lancaster Bible 140.
 
McDaniel Finishers: 4. Kevin Bowman 27:37.16, 5. C.J. Naper 27:39.64, 6. Dustin Smith 27:45.05, 8. Dan White 28:01.94, 11. Russell Morin 28:11.67, 14. Rob Kelvey 28:36.22, 19. Cody Crutchley 29:32.75, 39. Justin Kruemmel 33:30.03.
 
Women’s Team Scores (5.000 meters, 61 competitors): 1. McDaniel 24, 2. York (Pa) 87, 3. Albright 87, 4. Hood 106, 5. Goucher 122, 6. Stevenson 144, 7. Lancaster Bible 163, 8. Anne Arundel C.C. 170.
 
McDaniel Finishers: 1. Lindsay Wilson 19:47.48, 2. Roxanne Fleischer 20:03.50, 3. Emily Peoples 20:36.14, 7. Emma Nichols 21:17.38, 11. Jennifer Garnett 21:41.83, 14. Laura Shinn 22:28.64, 26. Katie Griffith 23:22.56, 27. Lauren DiNitale 23:23.23, 35. Rachel Griffith 24:09.89 36. Missy Black 24:13.27, 40. Lisa Katchan 24:28.22, 53. Emily Hajjar 25:48.34.
 
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