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Gibson named ECAC Runner of the Month

Gavin Gibson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Gavin Gibson (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

DANBURY, Conn. – Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford), a senior on the McDaniel men's cross country team, has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men's Cross Country Division III South Runner of the Month for September.

Gibson was named Centennial Conference Runner of the Week twice in September.

Gibson won all four of his starts in the month of September. He won the Towson Invitational by more than 53 seconds with a time of 15:28.80. He then topped the field in the Green Terror's home meet by nearly 53 with a time of 17:04.75 in the 5K race. He then won the Lancaster Bible Invitational by 38 seconds with a time of 26:57.0 for the 8K in a field of 137 runners. He capped the month with a time of 19:31.4 to win the 6K at Kernstown Battlefield, winning that race of 120 runners by 18 seconds. He was twice named the Centennial Conference Runner of the Week.

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

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