Cross Country Set for Season Opener at Mount St. Mary's Duals

Aug. 31, 2017

ON THE LINE: The George Washington men's and women's cross country teams will open their 2017 season on Friday afternoon at the Mount St. Mary's Duals in Emmittsburg, Maryland.

Both races will be run at the 5,000-meter distance. The men's installment kicks off at 1:00 p.m. with the women's race following approximately 15 minutes after the conclusion of the first race.

PEEK AT THE POLLS: For the first time in program history, the women's squad garnered a preseason regional ranking, coming in at No. 11 in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Mid-Atlantic Preseason Coaches Poll. The women were also pegged to finish fifth in the Atlantic 10 Preseason Coaches Poll.

The men's team came in at No. 10 in the A-10 Preseason Coaches Poll.

THE DUALS: The format of the Mount St. Mary's Duals pits each competing team in a head-to-head dual with the other competing teams. Men's and women's programs from GW, American,

LAST YEAR AT THE DUALS: The men's team won the Duals for the first time in program history with a 5-1 record while the women's squad came in second place with a 4-2 mark.


Name Best Collegiate 5K (Year)
Charles Arnold 15:55.30 (2016)
Kyle Beaudette N/A
Jack Conlon 16:13.10 (2016)
Jakob Coombes 17:43.90 (2016)
Jackson Cronin N/A
Carter Day 16:16.20 (2016)
Jon Dooling 16:59.50 (2016)
Ryan Doorhy N/A
Noah Duell 17:03.30 (2016)
Evan Garry 18:10.40 (2016)
Paul Housey 17:26.80 (2016)
Connor James 16:39.70 (2016)
Matt Lange 15:05.50 (2015)
Daniel Robinson N/A
Chris Shaffer 16:42.90 (2016)
Trevor Sye 16:12.80 (2016)
Andrew Weber 15:53.30 (2016)
Colin Wills 16:07.00 (2016)

Name Best Collegiate 5K (Year)
Lauren Anderson 19:51.50 (2016)
Halley Brown 18:14.50 (2016)
Margaret Coogan N/A
Suzanne Dannheim 18:28.00 (2016)
Lesley Fatica 19:56.20 (2016)
Malone Gabor N/A
Olivia Horgan N/A
Rachel Hughen 19:04.80 (2015)
Kathryn Nohilly N/A
Abby Rustay N/A
Kelli Stetson 19:05.60 (2016)
Gabriella Vlattas 18:27.00 (2016)
Brittany Wilkerson N/A
Madison Yerke 18:12.20 (2016)



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