UMBC Cross Country Competes at Navy Invitational

Sam Boimov
Sam Boimov

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Seniors Sam Boimov (Montgomery Village, Md./Gaithersburg/Salisbury) and Keri Wilson (Columbia, Md./Long Reach) each finished 33rd as the UMBC men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Navy Invitational. The Retriever men placed ninth with a total time of 2:07:48.72, while the women came in 10th with a total time of 2:02:00.76.

Boimov led the Retrievers across the line in a time of 25:15.31, while sophomore Brandon McGee (Hiram, Ohio/Crestwood) and freshman Eric Schuler (Columbia, Md.) finished 40th and 49th overall, respectively. Seniors Chris Snyder (McConnellsburg, Pa./McConnellsburg) and junior TJ Cowing (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park) rounded out UMBC's scoring five.

Wilson was the top female finisher for the Retrievers in a time of 23:36.81, while freshman Mary Katherine Kulp (Vestal, N.Y.) finished 68th overall in a time of 24:19.98. Freshmen Julie Gessler (Ellicott City, Md./Institute of Notre Dame) and Alyse Gibson (Columbia, Md./Reservoir) and sophomore Kristen McGovern (Sykesville, Md./Century) rounded out the scoring five.

The Retrievers return to action Friday, Sept. 30, at the Paul Short invitational.