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Gibson wins at Hood

Gavin Gibson (courtesy: Hood College Athletics Communications)
Gavin Gibson (courtesy: Hood College Athletics Communications)

FREDERICK, Md. – Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford) won the race to lead McDaniel at the Hood College Open in men's cross country action on Saturday.

Time and Score:

  • The Green Terror finished seventh with 164 points. A total of 121 runners competed at the 8,000-meter distance. Frostburg won the 12-team meet with 71 points.

Head of the Class:

  • Gavin Gibson turned in a time of 26:24.0 win the race by four seconds.

Five of a Kind: The following athletes rounded out the Green Terror's finishers:

  • Shaun Thompson (Mt. Airy, Md./Glenelg) finished 11th (28:00.8)
  • Cyrus Daroowalla (Westminster, Md./Westminster) finished 56th (30:56.6)
  • Miky Kisi (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) finished 76th (33:15.9)
  • Ricardo Loyola (Laurel, Md./Reservoir) finished 81st (34:10.8)

Making the List: The following athletes turned in a top-10 all-time Green Terror time at Utica Park.

  • Gavin Gibson had the fastest time ever for McDaniel on the course (26:24.0) by 10 seconds.
  • Shaun Thompson ranks sixth (28:00.8).

Alumni Spotlight:

  • Jim Heilman '17 raced to a second-place finish behind Gibson, turning in a course PR in the process (26:28.1).

Next Up: The Green Terror is back in action at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Gettysburg on Sunday, Oct. 29, beginning at 11 a.m.