GW Cross Country Headed to Navy Invitational

Senior Ryan Tucker
Sept. 10, 2015

WASHINGTON - George Washington's men's and women's cross country teams will return to action at this weekend's Navy Invitational at the United States Naval Academy Golf Course in Annapolis, Maryland.

The men's team will compete in the 8,000-meter Navy Invitational at 10:00 a.m. in a field that includes the host Midshipmen, American, Bowie State, Georgetown, Loyola (Md.), Maryland and McDaniel.

The men's squad went 2-2 at last weekend's Mount St. Mary's Duals, led by senior Ryan Tucker's fifth-place performance. He recorded a career-best cross country 5K time of 16:05.7 to lead the Colonials.

GW had three other harriers finish in the top-20 in junior Seamus Roddy (12th, 16:25.7), freshman Andrew Weber (16th, 16:42.5) and junior Jordan Pantalone (18th, 16:45.3).

Tucker finished in 20th place out of 89 competitors at last year's Navy Invitational as the Colonials finished in sixth place as a team.

The women's team will run in the 5,000-meter Salty Dog Invitational at 11:00 a.m. against Navy, American, Bowie State, Loyola (Md.), Maryland and McDaniel.

The squad finished 5-1 against the field at last weekend's Mount St. Mary's Duals with a trio of top-10 finishers in sophomore Miranda DiBiasio (2nd, 18:40.5), junior Macaulay Porter (4th, 18:59.2) and junior Ariana North (9th, 19:26.0).

The women's team had six freshman make their collegiate debuts with rookie Kelli Stetson leading the way with a 14th-place finish in 19:35.70.

 

 

At last season's Salty Dog Invitational, the women's team finished in fifth place with DiBiasio pacing the Colonials in 18th place (23:18.25).

Men's Lineup
Charles Arnold
John-Louis Pane
Jordan Pantalone
Seamus Roddy
Ryan Tucker

Women's Lineup
Lauren Anderson
Katie Bishop
Halley Brown
Miranda DiBiasio
Lesley Fatica
Rachael Hughen
Ariana North
Macaulay Porter
Brigid Prial
Kelli Stetson
Lauren t'Kint de Roodenbeke
Caroline Wolfe
Madison Yerke
Anna Zaccaria

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