Boston, Mass.—UMBC cross country seniors Hassan Omar (Frederick, Md./Thomas Johnson) and Sarah Daly (Lake Orion, Mich./Lake Orion) have been named America East Cross Country Performers of the Week, as announce by the conference office on Tuesday.
Omar ran a season-best time of 24:13 at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University on Friday. He finished in eighth place of 278 runners, and was the top Retriever finisher for the third straight meet for the men.
Daly took home 13th place with a time of 20:55 to lead the Retriever women in Bethlehem. She also topped the Retrievers as the top finisher for the third time this fall.
UMBC cross country will return to action on Saturday, Oct. 17, when the teams travel to Princeton University for the Princeton Invitational.