GW Men's Cross Country Finishes in 19th at NCAA Regional
Colonials Improve on Last Year's Finish; Tucker Finishes 47th
Nov. 15, 2013
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The George Washington men's cross country team improved on its 2012 finish, taking 19th place out of 26 competing teams at Friday's NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional at the Goodman Campus Cross Country Course.
GW's 19th-place showing improved on last year's finish by one spot, with both returning runners improving on their individual finishes and times in the 10,000-meter race.
Sophomore Ryan Tucker was first across the finish line for the Colonials, finishing in 47th place out of 179 runners in 31:21, improving his time from last year's 87th-place finish by one minute and 19 seconds.
Junior Tyler Gillies was next across the line for GW, finishing in 129th place in 33:18. Gillies bested his previous NCAA Regional time by 93 seconds.
The freshmen duo of Jordan Pantalone and Seamus Roddy, both competing in their first ever NCAA Regional event, finished within 15 seconds of each other. Pantalone finished in 33:25 for 137th place, followed by Roddy in 33:39 (143rd). Senior Marco Siragusa rounded out the lineup, finishing in 145th place in 33:52.
On the women's side, the Colonials ran two harriers as unattached competitors in the 6,000-meter women's race.