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UMBC CROSS COUNTRY OPENS SEASON AT MOUNT ST. MARYíS DUALS
Ė The UMBC Cross Country menís and womenís teams took to the course at the Mount St. Maryís Duals on Saturday morning. Behind a second place finish and Izudin Mehmedovic and a fourth place finish from Shawn Shockry, the Retrievers defeated Mount St. Maryís (17-46) while falling to Navy (22-48) and
Ali Maksudal of Navy took the overall menís title completing the 5K course in 15:48.08 followed by Mehmedovic with at time of 15:49.01. Shokey finished fourth in 15:51.82. Other Retriever scorers were Ryan Cartwright in 16:24.98 (21st), Chris Baumler in 16:31.74 (23rd) and Aaron Smith in 16:40.93 (28th).
Americanís Keira Carlstrom captured the womenís 5K run in 17:37.35 while Wettlaufer took 11th in 19:15.42 and Thomas in 19:16.49. This was the first race since Thomas came to UMBC that she has not finished as the Retrievers top runner, a streak of 13 straight meets. Other Retriever scorers were UíTonna Sherrod in 20:55.53 (42nd), Morgan Little in 20:57.86 (43rd) and freshman Tawny Barin in 21:18.22 (45th).
UMBC returns to the course at the Navy Invitational on September 18th.
MENíS DUAL MEET SCORES
UMBC 17, Mount St. Maryís 46
Navy 22, UMBC 48
Navy 15, Mount St. Maryís 50
WOMENíS DUAL MEET SCORES
American 21, UMBC 40
Navy 25, American 36
Navy 15, UMBC 48