XC competes in Mike Woods Invitational

Ann Brunn
Staff Writer

Abrams powers through the 8-kilometer race (Photo courtesy of the Sports Information Desk)

The men’s and women’s cross country teams ran in the Mike Woods Invitational at SUNY Geneseo on Saturday, Sept. 28.

The men’s team placed fourth out of 24 with a score of 120. 

Junior Robert Abrams led the charge for the Lions with a fourth-place overall finish in the 8-kilometer event with a time of 25:46.8.

Senior Evan Bush and junior Matt Kole placed 23rd and 27th, respectively, with times of 26:38.8 and 26:48.4. 

Sophomores William Mayhew and Patrick Mulligan rounded out the scoring for the Lions with finishes in 35th and 42nd place, respectively.

The women finished seventh out of 21 teams in their event. Sophomore Kelsey Kobus paced the Lions with a time of 23:53.9, finishing in 28th place overall.  

Senior Gabby Devito finished in second place among the Lions and 40th place overall with a time of 24:16. 

Junior Emily Forester and sophomores Jazzlyn Diaz, Emily Prendergast and Grace Cocanower all finished in a large pack with placements between 59th and 67th.

Both teams will head to the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Saturday, Oct. 5 to compete in the Highlander XC Challenge.

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