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CROSS COUNTRY COMPETES AT PAUL SHORT INVITATIONAL
Both the UMBC men's and women's cross country squads took part in the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University on Saturday, September 28. The men placed 14th of the 24 teams competing, while the women were 18th in a field of 24 teams. On the men's side, Phil Knowlton led the way running a personal best time of 25:39 for 51st place overall. Freshman "Izzy" Mehmedovic was 73rd in a time of 26:01, followed closely by Adam Driscoll (76th, 26:04) and Greg Saylor (78th, 26:08). For the women, freshman Stefanie Thomas continued to pace the Retrievers, finishing 23rd overall in a field of 221 runners. She ran a time of 22:16.4 for the 6k event. Ohita Asein (90th, 24:06) and Jennifer Hickey (99th, 24:17) rounded out UMBC's top three runners.