Marie Lewis '20 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

SMC Men, Women finish Cross Country season

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s cross country team concluded their season at the NCAA Mideast Regional Saturday (Nov. 16) which was hosted by Lehigh University.  

 The Basics:

  • Location – Lehigh University – Bathlehem, Pa.

 St. Mary’s Top 5 Finishers:

  • Sophomore Tyler Wilson led the Seahawks all season and their final race was no different as he was the first Seahawk to finish with a time of 27:29.1, which was good for 148th overall.  
  • Nathan Sayers was the second Seahawk to finish as he ran a 29:28.5 which put him in 244th overall place. 
  • Ronald Wong finished 274th overall with a time of 30:24.8 and Frank Zimmer was right behind him in 276th place running a 30:28.8.
Photo Credit – Bill Wood Tyler Wilson 21′

 Other Race Highlights

  • Patrick Watson of Stevenson University was the first overall runner to cross the finish line as he ran a meet best 24:24.4.
  • Carnegie Mellon won the team championship with a score of 55. 
  • This was the lowest average running time for the 1-4 spots for the men’s cross country team all season. 

 Seahawk Finishers (360 Runners): 148. Tyler Wilson244. Nathan Sayers274. Ronald Wong276. Frank Zimmer 

Up Next For the Seahawks 

  • This concludes the men’s cross country season.  

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s cross country team concluded their season at the NCAA Mideast Regional Saturday (Nov. 16) which was hosted by Lehigh University.  

The Basics

  • Location – Lehigh University – Bethlehem, Pa.
  • Finish – 38th out of 49

 St. Mary’s Top 5 Finishers

  • Senior Marie Lewis capped off her career by being the first Seahawk to finish with a time of 25:45.9 which placed her 202nd overall. This was the first time in Lewis’ career she broke 26 minutes in a meet.   
  • Eight spots behind Lewis was Grace Dillingham as she ran a 25:55.2 and this was also a personal best for Dillingham.  
  • Isobel Hermans was the third Seahawk to cross the finish line as she came in with a 26:14.7 which was once again a personal best time.  
  • Amy Forsbacka and Dana Barbakoff rounded out the top five finishers as Forsbacka ran a 28:30.9 and Brbakoff came in behind her at 28:48.5. 
Marie Lewis ’20 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

 Other Race Highlights

  • Johns Hopkins claimed the overall team championship with an overall score of 88. 
  • Dickinson’s Isabel Cardi won the individual championship as ran a 20:38.5. 

 Seahawk Finishers (349 runners): 202. Marie Lewis210. Grace Dillingham228. Isobel Hermans297. Amy Forsbacka300. Dana Barbakoff

Up Next For the Seahawks 

  • This concludes the women’s cross country season.

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