Oct 15, 2011
GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Salisbury University men's and women's cross country teams had solid performances at the Gettysburg Invitational as the women placed eighth and the men took 10th in their respective races.
On the women's side, senior Anna Steinman led the way, taking 47th individually with a time of 25:34. Senior Becca Stinner was Salisbury's second runner to cross the finish line in a time of 25:43 to take 51st place.
A trio of Salisbury runners finished seconds within each other as freshman Hailey Spinapont (26:29.08) finished in 93rd place, senior Emily Powell (26:29.79) finished in 94th place and sophomore Emma Bahneman (26:32) crossed the line in 97th place.
Freshman Jade Lebrock took 118th place, with a time of 27:00, while junior Jessie Early (27:10) finished 130th to round out the Sea Gulls' top-seven finishers.
The women's race included 360 runners from 31 different institutions.
For the men, sophomore Ryan Jackson (27:12) led the way, finishing third out of 347 runners. Jackson has finished in the top three of every race thus far. He was followed in 26th place by senior David Toller, who finished the course in a time of 28:21.
To round out the top-seven finishers was sophomore Adam Rudy (30:14) in 124th place, junior Tyler Miluski (30:18) in 128th place and sophomore Matthew Hallenbeck (30:22) in 131st place.
There were 32 institutions represented in the men's race.
Salisbury will now prepare for the Capital Athletic Conference championship that is being held in York, Pa. The race is set for Saturday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m.