HAVERFORD, Pa. – Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran) finished 27th to lead McDaniel to a ninth-place finish at the 2016 Centennial Conference (CC) men's cross country championship on Saturday.
Time and Score:
- The Green Terror finished ninth at the meet with 202 points. A total of 103 runners competed at the 8,000-meter distance. Haverford won the nine-team championship meet on its own campus course with 34 points. Johns Hopkins was second with 43 points. Dickinson (107), Muhlenberg (121), Swarthmore (151), Gettysburg (173), Franklin & Marshall (179) and Ursinus (199) rounded out the field.
Head of the Class:
- Jim Heilman turned in a time of 26:44.5 to finish 27th.
Five of a Kind: The following athletes rounded out the scoring five at the meet:
- Will Greene (Westminster, Md./Delone Catholic) finished 35th (27:02.3)
- Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) finished 40th (27:10.6)
- Shaun Thompson (Mt. Airy, Md./Glenelg) finished 70th (28:31.7)
- Michael Gallagher (Elko, Nev./Elko) finished 81st (29:16.1)
Top of His Game: The following athletes turned in a personal best at the meet:
- Michael Gallagher bettered his previous best by 18 seconds.
- Alex Panagakos (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) bettered his previous best by 13 seconds.
- Miky Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) bettered his previous best by 25 seconds.
- Caleb White (Glen Burnie, Md./Baltimore City College) bettered his previous best by 1 minute, 9 seconds.
Making the List: The following athletes turned in a top-15 all-time Green Terror time on the course.
- Jim Heilman now ranks first (26:44.5).
- Will Greene now ranks second (27:02.3).
- Gavin Gibson now ranks fourth (27:10.6).
- Shaun Thompson now ranks ninth (28:31.7).
- Michael Gallagher now ranks 12th (29:16.1).
- Alex Panagakos now ranks 13th (29:57.9).
- Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) now ranks 15th (30:18.3).
The Best of the Rest: The following also competed at the event:
- Alex Panagakos, 88th, 29:57.9
- Cyrus Daroowalla, 92nd, 30:18.3
- Kyle Crouse, 95th, 30:43.5
- Miky Kisi, 101st, 33:43.0
- Ricardo Loyola, 102nd, 34:06.0
- Caleb White, 103rd, 35:19.3
Next Up: The Green Terror is back in action at the NCAA Mideast Regional hosted by DeSales on Saturday, Nov. 12 beginning at 11 a.m.