Cross Country Back in Action at Friday's W&M Invitational
Women's team enters weekend ranked No. 12 in Mid-Atlantic Region
ON THE LINE: George Washington's men's and women's cross country teams are back in action for the first time since their respective season openers at Friday's William & Mary Invitational at the Eastern State Course in Williamsburg, Virginia.
The women's 5,000-meter race kicks off first at 6:00 p.m., followed by the men's 8,000-meter installment at approximately 6:30 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT: Both teams enjoyed season-opening success at the Mount St. Mary's Duals back on September 1. The men's team used a trio of top-10 finishes, with graduate student Matt Lange taking fourth overall, to go 4-1.
The women's team finished 4-1-1 with junior Halley Brown finishing second overall and posting a new 5K personal record time of 18:12.19.
REGIONAL RANK: The women's team maintained a regional ranking in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches (USTFCCCA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Poll. The Colonials check in at No. 12 in the latest poll, down one spot after being idle last weekend.
Men's Teams (Regional Ranking)
William & Mary (8th in Southeast Region)
UNC Charlotte (9th in Southeast Region)
Women's Teams (Regional Rankings)
George Washington (12th in Mid-Atlantic Region)
William & Mary (7th in Southeast Region)
Navy (11th in Mid-Atlantic Region)
|Name||Best Collegiate 6K (Year)|
|Name||Best Collegiate 5K (Year)|
|Halley Brown||18:12.19 (2017)|
|Margaret Coogan||19:40.99 (2017)|
|Suzanne Dannheim||18:28.00 (2016)|
|Lesley Fatica||19:15.10 (2017)|
|Malone Gabor||20:00.56 (2017)|
|Rachel Gallivan||19:15.79 (2017)|
|Olivia Horgan||19:40.27 (2017)|
|Rachael Hughen||19:04.80 (2015)|
|Abby Rustay||18:57.81 (2017)|
|Kelli Stetson||19:05.60 (2016)|
|Lauren t'Kint de Roodenbeke||18:30.10 (2015)|
|Gabriella Vlattas||18:27.00 (2016)|
|Brittany Wilkinson||21:01.36 (2017)|
|Madison Yerke||18:12.20 (2016)|
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