GW Men's Cross Country Takes Second Place at Catholic Invite

Sophomore Ryan Tucker finished in fifth place to lead GW to a second-place finish at Saturday's Catholic Invitational.

Sep 7, 2013

Official Results | @GWCrossCountry

WASHINGTON - Sophomore Ryan Tucker posted his second consecutive top-six finish as the George Washington men's cross country team ran to a second-place finish at the Catholic Invitational on Saturday morning on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Northeast Washington.

American won the event with 17 points followed by GW (76 points), Juniata (85), Howard (95), Moravian (116), Catholic (151) and Goucher (173).

Tucker finished the 6,000-meter course in 19:32.60 for sixth place out of 73 competitors, following up on his strong fifth-place performance in the season opener at Mount St. Mary's last weekend. He was joined in the top-15 by freshmen Jordan Pantalone (11th, 20:02.70) and Seamus Roddy (14th, 20:21.70).

Sophomore Tyler Gillies was next across the finish line for the Colonials, finishing in 24th place in 20:55.30. He was followed by sophomore Kyle Ames, who took 26th place in 21:00.60.

The Colonials will run in their second consecutive local meet next Saturday at the Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md.



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