Oct. 9, 1999
BETHLEHEM, Pa.-The University of Maryland's women's cross country team turned in a powerful performance today as the team took 13th place at the Paul Short Invitational. Both the men's and women's teams faced strong competition from the field of over 30 teams, and the men's team took 23rd place.
The Terps were led by freshman Elizabeth Ramage's (Victoria, B.C.) time of 18:29.70, which earned her a 29th place finish in a field of over 200 runners. Sophomore Meghan White (Cockeysville, Md.) placed 46th with a time of 18:51.84. This strong showing by the women's team was also highlighted by junior Keri Seher (Farmingville, N.Y.) and freshman Kristin Lubas (York, Pa.) who placed 73rd and 75th respectively. Georgetown University placed first with a score of 39 points, followed by Wake Forest University and James Madison University, whose scores of 75 points left them in a tie for second place. Maryland's 362 points secured 13th place.
Sophomore Shawn Sullivan (Timonium, Md.) led the way for the men with a time of 26:00.81, which earned him a 70th place finish. Freshman Greg Vincent (Timonium, Md.) placed 78th with a time of 26:10.24. Also faring well for the Terps was freshman Zack Webb (Lansdale, Pa.) with a time of 26:41.08. James Madison University took first place with 37 points. The College of William and Mary took second with 79 points and the U.S. Naval Academy's score of 99 points gave them a third place finish, Maryland finished with a score of 586 points.
The Terps are in action again next weekend, travelling to the George Mason University Invitational in Fairfax, Va.
Maryland's Top Five Women's Times Place Name Time 29 Elizabeth Ramage 18:29.70 46 Meghan White 18:51.84 73 Keri Seher 19:15.42 75 Kristin Lubas 19:16.46 140 Rebecca Mack 20:11.45
Maryland's Top Five Men's Times Place Name Time 70 Shawn Sullivan 26:00.81 78 Greg Vincent 26:10.24 120 Zack Webb 26:41.08 155 Chris Ade 27:34.43 165 Andy Gell 27:50.59