Men's Cross Country

Heilman wins race

Jim Heilman (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Jim Heilman (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) won the 8,000-meter race to lead McDaniel at the Lancaster Bible Homecoming Invitational in men's cross country action on Thursday.

Time and Score:

  • The Green Terror finished second in the 12-team invitational with 55 points. A total of 95 runners competed at the 8,000-meter distance. Lebanon Valley won the meet with 21 points.

Heads of the Class:

  • Jim Heilman turned in a time of 27:30 to win the race. He won by 29 seconds.

Five of a Kind: The following athletes rounded out the scoring five at the meet:

Top 10 Worthy: The following athletes finished in the top 10 at the meet:

  • Jim Heilman finished first (27:30)
  • Will Green finished sixth (28:37)
  • Gavin Gibson finished eighth (29:09)
  • Only Lebanon Valley (5) had more finishers in the top 10.

Top of His Game: The following athletes turned in a personal best at the meet:

Making the List: The following athletes turned in a top-five all-time Green Terror time on the course.

  • Jim Heilman turned in the best time on the course, bettering his mark from last year by five seconds.
  • Will Green ranks third (28:37).
  • Gavin Gibson ranks fifth (29:09)

The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:

Next Up: The Green Terror is back in action at the Louisville Classic at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Oct. 1 beginning at 10 a.m.