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Hyland and Zwama Named All-Conference as Cross Country Places Fifth and Seventh at America East Championships
Freshman Paul Zwama earned All-Conference honors for his 10th place finish at the conference championship meet.
STONY BROOK, N.Y.óThe UMBC menís and womenís cross country teams finished competition on Saturday at the 2007 America East Championships with the men finishing fifth with 125 total points and the women seventh with 182 points. Both teams improved from last yearís meet as the men finished sixth and the women finished eighth in 2006.
Senior Alex Hyland (
Junior Suzanne Richards (
Senior Tawny Barin (Columbus, N.J./North Burlington County) and junior Allison Mathis (Williamstown, N.J./Williamstown) rounded out the scoring five for the Retrievers with times of 21:03.20 and 21:19.50 for 62nd and 65th place finishes, respectively.
On the menís side, freshman Paul Zwama (
Freshman Chris Bowie (
Hyland and Zwama each earned All-Conference honors, while Andrea Walkonen of
The Retrievers return to action on Saturday, Nov. 10, when they compete in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, which will be held in