McDaniel women 10th, men 11th at Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Lindsay Wilson (Catonsville, Md./Seton Keough) finished seventh in a field of 233 runners in the 6,000-meter women’s race to lead McDaniel to a 10th-place finish at the Gettysburg Invitational in cross country action on Saturday.

            The Green Terror women finished with 244 points, mired in a stretch of teams from seventh to 10th place that were separated by just 10 points. Johns Hopkins won the 21-team event with 70 points behind individual champion Laura Paulson in a preview of the Centennial Conference championship meet on the same course in two weeks.
            The McDaniel men were 11th with 298 points. The Blue Jays won the 19-team, 8,000-meter race with 77 points.
            Wilson covered the course in a time of 22:58.60, just shy of 42 seconds behind Paulson.
            Roxanne Fleischer (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) finished in 21st place with a personal-best time of 23:48.53 while Emily Peoples (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) was 50th with a time of 24:35.49.
            Jennifer Garnett (Los Altos, Calif./Homestead) finished 76th with a personal-best time of 25:10.48. Laura Shinn (Weehawken, N.J./Pennington) rounded out the Green Terror’s top five in a time of 26:54.07.
            On the men’s side, the top four runners for McDaniel all hit personal-best times. Kevin Bowman (Westminster, Md./Brunswick) crossed the line in a time of 26:42.15 to finish 30th overall while Scott Pusateri (Accident, Md./Northern) was 37th overall in a time of 26:25.05. Rob Kelvey (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished 64th (27:23.29) while Cody Crutchley (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) was 84th (27:39.99).
            C.J. Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) rounded out the Green Terror’s top five with a time of 28:17.06.
            McDaniel takes next week off before competing in the conference meet on Oct. 25. The women’s race begins at 11 a.m. with the men’s race to follow at 12 p.m.
 
Men’s Team Scores (8,000 meters, 270 competitors): 1. Johns Hopkins 77, 2. Gettysburg 90, 3. U.S. Coast Guard Academy 96, 4. Salisbury 128, 5. Mary Washington 132, 6. Franklin 195, 7. Lynchburg 212, 8. Susquehanna 213, 9. Bridgewater 232, 10. Juniata 253, 11. McDaniel 298, 12. Hagerstown CC 319, 13. Frostburg 399, 14. York (Pa.) 408, 15. Roberts Wesleyan 411, 16. Ursinus 443, 17. Southern Virginia 480, 18. Messiah 523, 19. Howard CC 551
 
McDaniel Finishers: 30. Kevin Bowman 26:42.15, 37. Scott Pusateri 26:56.05, 64. Rob Kelvey 27:23.29, 84. Cody Crutchley 27:39.99, 121. C.J. Naper 28:17.06, 158. Will Brandenburg 28:57.65, 193. Russell Morin 29:51.65, 246. Justin Kruemmel 32:25.93.
 
Women’s Team Scores (6,000 meters, 233 competitors): 1. Johns Hopkins 70, 2. Haverford 80, 3. Susquehanna 101, 4. Gettysburg 131, 5. Ursinus 204, 6. Salisbury 229, 7. Franklin 234, 8. Frostburg 236, 9. Mary Washington 242, 10. McDaniel 244, 11. Lynchburg 258, 12. Roberts Wesleyan 275, 13. St. Vincent 287, 14. Juniata 305, 15. Messiah 422, 16. York (Pa.) 449, 17. Southern Virginia 487, 18. Hagerstown CC 546, 19. Bridgewater 566, 20. Anne Arundel CC 623, 21. Pitt-Johnstown 642
 
McDaniel Finishers: 7. Lindsay Wilson 22:58.60, 21. Roxanne Fleischer 23:48.53, 50. Emily Peoples 24:35.49, 76. Jennifer Garnett 25:10.48, 140. Laura Shinn 26:54.07, 172. Lauren Dinatale 28:00.86, 177. Rachel Griffith 28:11.90, 193. Katie Griffith 29:17.15, 200. Lisa Katchan 29:39.89, 204. Emily Hajjar 29:51.81, 210. Missy Black 30:29.49.

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