October 1, 2010

McDaniel finishes 24th at Paul Short

Zamostny places 50th to pace Green Terror

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Jake Zamostny (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) finished 50th overall to lead McDaniel to a 24th-place finish at the prestigious Brooks Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh in men's cross country action on Friday.

Zamostny completed the 8,000-meter course in a time of 27:37 to lead the Green Terror in the white race as part of the three-race format that placed teams in races based on expected times. The 32-team white race featured teams from Division II, Division III and junior colleges. McDaniel accumulated 667 points, averaging 30:20 as a team. Rowan won the race with 99 points, edging Swarthmore by two points.

On a wet and muddy course that had already featured six races on Friday after heavy rains blanketed the region on Thursday, CJ Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) added a top-100 finish in the 293-man field, crossing 87th in a time of 28:16.

Ron Shriver (Westminster, Md./Francis Scott Key) crossed the line 145th overall in a time of 29:16 while Torin Lehmann (Sitka, Alaska/Sitka) was 223rd in a time of 31:39.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Hornet Harrier hosted by Shenandoah on Saturday, Oct. 9.

Team Scores: 1. Rowan 99, 2. Swarthmore 101, 3. Felician 161, 4. Trinity (Conn.) 190, 5. Widener 201, 6. West Chester 204, 7. Ramapo 247, 8. Rutgers-Camden 250, 9. Bridgewater 286, 10. Franklin & Marshall 321, 11. Utica 324, 12. Lebanon Valley 327, 13. Misericordia 330, 14. Seton Hill 349, 15. Buffalo State 371, 16. Ottawa 377, 17. LeMoyne 389, 18. Philadelphia 392, 19. Mercyhurst 461, 20. St. Thomas Aquinas 476, 21. Univ. of the Sciences 558, 22. Navy Prep 630, 23. Keystone 637, 24. McDaniel 667, 25. St. Mary's (Md.) 690, 26. Merchant Marine Academy 744, 27. Howard CC 765, 28. Broome CC 780, 29. Army Prep 893, 30. Immaculata 926, 31. Penn State Berks 962, 32. Penn State Lehigh 1026.

McDaniel Results (8,000 meters, 293 competitors): 50. Jake Zamostny 27:37, 87. CJ Naper 28:16, 145. Ron Shriver 29:16, 223. Torin Lehmann 31:39, 273. Dylan Ryan 34:53, 275. Daveed Sumpter 34:56, 283. Matthew Christopher 36:14.

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