Maryland Men, Women Place First at Leopard Invitational
Oct. 13, 2007
Easton, Pa. - The University of Maryland men and women both placed first in the team standings at the Leopard Invitational at Lafayette College today.
Senior Meghan Braffet finished first among the women with a time of 20:39.0. She was followed by teammate Erin Matyus, who finished in 21:40.0 and placed 11th and Kristin Reed who finished 13th in 21:45.0. Angeli Sivaraman (21:51.0), Kylynn McKinley (21:52.0) and Lindsay Ritchings (21:56.0) placed 21st, 22nd and 23rd, respectively to round out the top-five for Maryland.
The women finished with 68 total points, ahead of Bucknell (75) and Kutztown (77).
Joe Simpson (16th, 26:37.4) and Kevin Gahr (18th, 26:38.7) also finished in the top-20 for the Terrapins, who finished with 63 team points. American placed second, tallying 90 points and Connecticut finished third with 93.
The Terps return to action on Oct. 27 at the ACC Championships in Charlotesville, Va. Log on to UMTerps.com for complete coverage of the Championships.
WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES
WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (Top three and Maryland finishers)
1. Meghan Braffet, Maryland, 20:39.00; 2. Joanna Horstmann, Kutztown, 20:52.0; 3. Cathleen Ford, American, 20:58.0... 11. Erin Matyus, Maryland, 21:40.0; 13. Kristin Reed, Maryland, 21:45.0; 21. Angeli Sivaraman, Maryland, 21:51.0; 22. Kylynn McKinley, Maryland, 21:52.0; 23. Lindsay Ritchings, Maryland, 21:56.0; 39. Christina Nelson, Maryland, 22:25.0.
MEN'S TEAM SCORES
MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS