GW Women's Cross Country Returns to Action at Saturday's Salty Dog Invite

GW is in action at Saturday's Salty Dog Invitational in Annapolis, Md.

Sept. 13, 2013


ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The George Washington women's cross country team returns to action on Saturday with its second straight local competition at the annual Salty Dog Invitational at the United States Naval Academy Golf Club.

GW will run against six other teams, including two programs ranked in the top-15 of the Mid-Atlantic region preseason poll, in the 6,000-meter event. American (No. 4), UMBC (No. 14), Navy, Howard, Loyola (Md.) and Maryland will also be in action at the event.

Last season the Colonials finished in sixth place out of seven teams, with then-senior Julia Weir pacing the team with a 14th-place finish.

GW is coming off a second-place showing at the Catholic Invitational last weekend. Graduate student Angela Ryck became the first GW harrier to win an event since 2010 with her first-place performance. She was joined in the top-10 by freshmen Ariana North (6th) and Macaulay Porter (7th).

For her performance Ryck was named the Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week in addition to's Colonial of the Week.

Following the Salty Dog Invitational the Colonials will travel to Bethlehem, Pa., for the Paul Short Invitational on October 5.



More Headlines

10/06/2013 | W. Cross Country

GW Women's Cross Country Competes at Paul Short Invitational

Ryck Paces Colonials

11/14/2013 | W. Cross Country

@GWCrossCountry to Run at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday

Colonials Return to Lehigh for Chance at NCAA Championships

11/01/2013 | W. Cross Country

GW Women's Cross Country Set for Saturday's A-10 Championship

Colonials Ride Momentum in Search of First Conference Championship