Sam Boimov led the Retrievers across the finish line for the second time this season.
PRINCETON, N.J.--The UMBC men's cross country team placed ninth at the Princeton Invitational on Saturday, while the women finished 10th.
Junior Sam Boimov (Montgomery Village, Md./Gaithersburg) led the Retrievers across the line, placing 29th overall in a time of 25:13.20. Freshman Brandon McGee (Hiram, Ohio/Crestwood) was 56th in 25:35.70, while sophomore TJ Cowing (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park), junior Roy Jones (New Market, Md./Linganore) and senior Chris Bowie (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) rounded out UMBC’s scoring five.
On the women's side, senior Sara Parkinson (Lancashire, England/Loughborough University) placed seventh overall, claiming her third top-10 finish in four meets this season, and she has led the Retrievers across the finish line in all four meets. She finished in a time of 22:34.40.
Junior Keri Wilson (Columbia, Md./Long Reach) placed 36th overall in 23:26.40, while sophomore Laura Blevins (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake), freshman Cody Mezebish (Westminster, Md./South Carroll) and senior Courtney Crouse (Union Bridge, Md./Linganore) rounded out the scoring five for the Retrievers.
The Retrievers return to action on Saturday, Oct. 30, at the America East Championships in Boston.