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Cross Country Makes Strides at Hagan Stone Classic

Monday, October 08, 2012
Greensboro, N.C. – Marymount University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams continued to improve on the season with a pair of strong showings at the Hagan Stone Classic on Saturday. The women’s squad placed ninth overall out of 12 teams while the men’s squad finished 12th of 15 teams.

On the men’s side Tam Nguyen paced Marymount with a time of 30:32.72 to finish 53rd overall after missing his previous race with an injury. Hot on his trails was Dalton Royal at 30:35.50, one of four different Saints posted personal best times on the day.

Kevin Farmer beat his personal record by 30 seconds with a 31:44.11 performance while Teddy Berry destroyed his former best by an impressive five minutes at 38:44.83 and Andrew Nevins also set a PR with 40:18.18. Emmanuel Wansi rounded out the Saints scoring at 47:23.67.

On the women’s side, Jessica Daley and Peyton Bodecker continued to push one another to new heights with an impressive showing. Daley posted a top-20 finish in 19th place with a time of 21:12.45 while Bodecker was right behind her at 21:41.22.

Also impressive, Megan McMinn crossed the finish line in 23:21.25 with Katie Maloney a few lengths behind at 23:41.25. Alondra Hall and Rachael Raske rounded out the Saints runners at 30:32.54 and 31:45.83, respectively.

Marymount returns to action on October 13 at the Hood Invitational in Frederick, Md.