Saturday, September 29, 2012

Men and Women Second at Paul Short

W&M was the only school to place four runners in the top-17 of the race, led by senior Alex McGrath who finished 11th overall in 24:23.  Redshirt-junior Josh Hardin was next came through in 24:27 for 14th place.  Senior John Muller cruised through the mud and the muck in 24:29, taking 17th.  Grad student Joe LoRusso finished the scoring in 51st, taking 24:57, and Joshua Mercado and Jack Anderson  rounded out the varsity seven, in 25:24 and 25:45, respectively.  More

The Tribe was lead by its own All-American, with junior Elaina Balouris finishing fifth overall at 20:29.  Freshman Emily Stites was right on her shoulder and finished just steps behind Balouris in sixth.  Classmate Meghan McGovern gave W&M three in the top-20, crossing the line 19th in 20:56.  Both freshmen were making their Tribe debuts after two strong unattached showings earlier this season.  Sophomore Jess Cygan ran 21:07 for 34th place in front of the hometown crowd, and junior Clarissa Schick finished out the scoring in 38th overall, crossing the finish line with a time of 21:13.  Sophomore Dylan Hassett and senior Katie Buenaga rounded out the team effort, finishing 59th and 62nd, respectively. More 

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