Women 20th; Men 22nd at NCAA XC Regionals

Nov. 14, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's cross country teams competed at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals on Friday afternoon, where the women finished 20th and the men were 22nd. Leading the way for the Greyhounds was Erica Canas, who finished 101st, and Christopher Regan, who was 106th.

Canas was Loyola's top finisher for the fourth-straight meet, finishing with a time of 22:39. Senior Kelly Maguire took second for the Greyhounds, finishing 108th in 22:49.

Senior Anna Bosse crossed the finish line in 23:06, taking 114th out of 207 competitors. Sarah Askine and Kendyl Fahmy were the final two female Greyhounds to contribute points to the team total. Askine took 116th with a time of 23:07, while Fahmy (157th) came across the finish line in 24:01.

The Greyhounds totaled 596 points, outing Patriot League-foe Lafayette (24th). Georgetown won the women's race, compiling 38 points. West Virginia (42 points) and Princeton (125) rounded out the top-three teams.

Five underclassmen totaled points for Loyola's men's team, led by Regan in 32:59. Regan's time registered as the fifth fastest time in 10k program history. Rookie Alexander Safadi finished 122nd, crossing the finish line in 33:36.

Classmates Kevin Montgomery (137th, 34:08), Michael Michon (143rd, 34:51) and Zachary Nerenberg (149th, 35:37) were the final three Greyhounds to round out the scoring effort.

Villanova (41), Georgetown (74) and Penn State (87) finished first through third, respectively. The Greyhounds totaled 657 points, finishing ahead of Seton Hall (689).