GW Men's Cross Country Finishes in Sixth Place at Leopard Invitational
Tucker Posts Third Top-10 Finish of Season to Pace Colonials
Oct. 19, 2013
EASTON, Pa. - Sophomore Ryan Tucker finished in the top-10 for the third time this season to lead the George Washington men's cross country team to a sixth-place finish out of 12 competing schools at Saturday's Leopard Invitational hosted by Lafayette College.
Tucker ran the 8,000-meter course in 25:55.56 to take ninth-place overall out of 143 competitors. It was Tucker's fastest 8K time of the season in three races at that distance.
Freshman Seamus Roddy was the next harrier across the finish line for the Colonials, taking 37th place in 26:53.83.
Freshman Jack McCabe shaved roughly 45-seconds off of his season best time, finishing in 29:16.99.
The Colonials finished ahead of Temple, SUNY Oswego, Seton Hall, Loyola (Md.), Lafayette and Kutztown in the standings. American won the event followed by SUNY Cortland, Bucknell, Lehigh and TCNJ.
GW returns to action at the Atlantic 10 Championship on November 2 in Richmond, Va.