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Hogan, Cartica Lead George Washington In Paul Short Invite

Colonial senior Megan Hogan finished fifth of 362 runners to Colonials at the Paul Short Invite
 
Colonial senior Megan Hogan finished fifth of 362 runners to Colonials at the Paul Short Invite
 

Oct. 2, 2009

LEHIGH, PA - Senior Megan Hogan led the George Washington Colonials women's cross country team for the second straight race after she finished fifth overall at the Paul Short Invitational on the campus of Lehigh University. Hogan finished with a time of 20:05, which was seven seconds off of the pace of winner Neely Spencer from Shippensburg University. The Paul Short Invite featured 362 runners from 40 schools.

Junior Jessica Stern finished second for the Colonials and 68th overall with a time of 21:41 and senior Meaghan Smith finished 182nd overall and third for the Colonials.

Senior Dan Cartica led the George Washington Colonials men's cross country team after he finished 21st overall at the Paul Short Invitational on the campus of Lehigh University. Cartica finished with a time of 25:38.

Senior Rob Lockhart finished second for the Colonials and 60th overall with a time of 26:13 and junior Andrew Zahornacky finished 121st overall and third for the Colonials.

The Colonials now will have two weeks to prepare for the Penn State National Invitational, which will take place on Friday, October 16th. The race is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and is the final race for the Colonials before they head to the A-10 Championships on October 31st.

 

 

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