Cross Country Back in Action at Friday's W&M Invitational

Sept. 14, 2017

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)
George Washington
William & Mary (8th in Southeast Region)
UNC Charlotte (9th in Southeast Region)
Norfolk State
Christopher Newport
Regent University

Women's Teams (Regional Rankings)
George Washington (12th in Mid-Atlantic Region)
William & Mary (7th in Southeast Region)
Navy (11th in Mid-Atlantic Region)
UNC Charlotte
Norfolk State
Christopher Newport
Regent University


Name Best Collegiate 6K (Year)
Charles Arnold N/A
Jack Conlon N/A
Jakob Coombes N/A
Jackson Cronin N/A
Carter Day N/A
Jon Dooling N/A
Ryan Doorhy N/A
Noah Duell N/A
Evan Garry N/A
Connor James N/A
Matt Lange N/A
Daniel Robinson N/A
Chris Shaffer N/A
Trevor Sye N/A
Andrew Weber N/A
Colin Wills N/A

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)
Amelia Larkin N/A
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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