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UMBC TAKES TO THE COURSE AT LEHIGH U. PAUL SHORT RUN
Bethlehem, Pa. Ė UMBCís men and womenís cross country teams competed at the Lehigh University Paul Short Run on Saturday morning. The UMBC menís team, who completed an 8k run, finished the meet with a 16th place showing while the women, who raced a 6k course, captured 15th as a squad.
Adam Driscoll led the menís squad for the fourth week in a row, taking 37th place overall with a time of 25:18.63. Izudin Mehmedovi (25:25.33) captured 45th place as the Retrieversí second best finisher. Also scoring in the event was Jesse Stump (26:05.75) with a 101 place finish, Greg Saylor (26:21.02) crossing the line with a 124 place finish and in 135th Shawn Shokry (26:28.90).
On the womenís side, Stefanie Thomas completed the trek in 22:05.88 to finish in 36th place overall. Thomas was followed by teammates Cara Wettlaufer (22:41.16) in 77th, Yasmin Fields (22:51.38) in 87th, Britta Nelson (23:06.03) in 103rd and Kathleen Galan (23:16.33) in 114th.
The Retrievers return to action at the Goucher College Invitational on Saturday, October 11.
37 45 101 124 135 (157)(175) = 442
Adam Driscoll 1165, Izudin Mehmedovic 1168, Jesse Stump 1174, Greg
Saylor 1170, Shawn Shokry 1171, Aaron Johnson 1167, Kevin Hurley 1166
36 77 87 103 114 (157)(178) = 417
Stefanie Thomas 352, Cara Wettlaufer 354, Yasmin Fields 345, Britta Nelson 350, Kathleen Galan 346, Jazzmon Morgan 349, Morgan Little 348