Cross Country Competes At 41st-Annual Paul Short Invite

Oct. 4, 2014

Men's Results
Women's Results

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's cross country teams competed at the 41st-annual Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University.

In the brown division, the women's team finished 25th out of 40 teams with 644 points and the men were 35th out of 40 squads with 904 points.

Fellow Patriot League foe, Bucknell University won the women's race with 81 points, while College of the Holy Cross took third with 236 points. Colgate University finished 35th overall (822 points). On the men's side, Bucknell and Holy Cross took 11th and 12th, respectively. The Bison finished with 334 points and the Crusaders with 357. The Colgate Raiders took 23rd, totaling 617 points.

Leading the way for the women was junior Erica Canas, who finished 44th out of 360 runners with a time of 22:43. Sophomore Sarah Askine was 72nd with a time of 22:58.

Anna Bosse (134th, 23:36), Kelly Maguire (174th, 24:04) and Kendyl Fahmy (220th, 24:40) were the final three Greyhounds to contribute to the team total. Caitlyn McGuinness (244th, 25:01) and Olivia Sbrocco (258th, 25:17) also ran the 6k course on Saturday afternoon.

On the men's side, sophomore Chris Regan finished 137th out of 341 men with a time of 26:44. Seventeen seconds later, Alex Saffadi crossed the finish line in 27:03. The rookie took 165th.

Three other Greyhounds contributed to the point total, including Kevin Montgomery (178th, 27:10), Michael Michon (208th, 27:35), and Christopher O'Brien (216th, 27:41). Sophomores Zachary Nerenberg (239th, 28:12) and Tom Porth (245th, 28:22) also competed in the brown division 8k race.

Loyola will compete Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Princeton Invitational Princeton, New Jersey, before heading to the Patriot League Championships in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on November 1.