Men place third while women finish sixth at UMass-Dartmouth

Men place third while women finish sixth at UMass-Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, Mass. ­– The Salisbury men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Dartmouth, Massachusetts to compete in the UMass-Dartmouth Invitational Saturday morning. The women finished sixth while the men's team placed third.

Women

Freshman Liana Foianini paced the Sea Gulls on the women's side crossing the finish line in a time of 19:16.74 to finish 24th overall. Alison Schwartz came in just behind Foianini crossing the finish line less than 20 seconds later coming home in a time of 19:31.00 to place 36th.

Carly Sniffen came in under the 20-minute mark placing 63rd overall, crossing the finish line in a time of 19:53.13 while sophomore Abigail Potter rounded out the group of Gulls under the 20-minuute mark with a time of 19:59.96 to finish 69th.

Ashley Mazer came in right behind her teammate, Potter, placing 72nd finishing the race with a time of 20:01.28.

Junior Fiona Halloran rounded out the Salisbury runners coming home in a time of 20:11.33 to place 83rd overall.

Men

Sophomore runner Branson Oduor turned in an impressive performance battling to a third-place finish coming home in a time of 25:26.31, just four seconds behind the winner.

Malcolm Milton crossed the finish line in a time of 25:50.96 to finish 13th overall. Freshman David Strickland placed 23rd overall crossing the finish line in a time of 26:11.06.

Junior Conner Masteran came in just over 30 seconds behind his teammate, Strickland, in a time of 26:46.02 to place 45th. Classmate Emmanuel Porquin finished just two seconds behind Masteran finishing 48th and in a time 26:48.43.

Greg Bisant placed 65th overall and posted a mark of 27:10.11 while Andrew Robey rounded out the Salisbury runners completing the race in a time of 27:31.24 to finish 81st.

The Sea Gulls will return to action on September 30 when they host the annual Don Cathcart Invitational. The meet is scheduled to start at 9:45 a.m.

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