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St. Mary’s College Men’s Cross Country Finishes Second at EMU Invite

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s cross country team continued their 2019 season with a second-place finish at the Eastern Mennonite University On the Farm XC Invitational.

 The Basics:

·        Place – 2nd of 4 /60 points

·        Location – Eastern Mennonite University – Harrisonburg, Va.

 St. Mary’s Top 5 Finishers:

  • Sophomore Tyler Wilson earned his first top-five finish of the year as he ran a 17:34.9 which put him in fifth overall. 
  • First-year Pieter Enkema was the second Seahawk to cross the finish line as he came in with a time of 19:33.7 for 14th overall. 
  • Robbie Hamilton was right behind Enkema in 15th overall with a time of 19:39.7. 
  • Ten seconds later at 19:49.8 sophomore Ronald Wong would cross the finish line for 16th overall. 
  • Rounding out the top five for the Seahawks was sophomore Frank Zimmer as he ran a 22:54.6

 Other Race Highlights

  • Eastern Mennonite University’s Isaac Alderfer finished first overall with a time of 16:44.8 which was over twenty seconds faster than the second-place runner.
  • Eastern Mennonite would go on to win the overall meet with a score of 16.

 Seahawk Finishers (31 Runners): 5. Tyler Wilson14. Pieter Enkema15. Robbie Hamilton16. Ronald Wong26. Frank Zimmer

Up Next For the Seahawks 

  • Sept. 21st at Stockton University| 10:30 A.M.| Osprey Invitational 

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