Seahawk Women's Cross Country Captures Fifth at Shannon Henretty Invitational

Seahawk Women's Cross Country Captures Fifth at Shannon Henretty Invitational

For Immediate Release · elkopf@smcm.edu

Stevenson, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's cross country team snagged fifth place as a team at the Shannon Henretty Invitational held at Stevenson University on September 10th. The Seahawks averaged a 30:08-mile time on the 6K course.

The Basics:

  • Place – 5th of 10
  • Location – Stevenson University

St. Mary's Top Five Finishers:

  • Sophomore Halcyon Ruskin (Kensington, Md./Albert Einstein) had a great performance finishing in the Top 10 with an eighth-place finish. Ruskin completed the 6K in 27:32.62.
  • First-year Sarah Jeffrey (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) crossed the finish line second for the Seahawks. Jeffrey finished with a time of 30:08.85 while capturing 27th place.
  • Sophomore Marisa McCormick (Prince Frederick, Md./Calvert) was the third runner to complete the race for the Seahawks, finishing 28th out of 94 runners. McCormick finished with a time of 30:17.19.
  • Shortly behind McCormick was first-year Kaitlyn Simmons (Severna Park, Md./Severna Park), placing 34th with a time of 31:11.47.
  • First-year Caitlyn Sarudy (Hereford, Md./Hereford) closed out the Top 5 Seahawk finishers on Saturday. Sarudy had a 37th-place finish with a time of 31:27.11.

Other Top Finishers:

  • Kelly Winklbauer of Stevenson snagged the overall first-place title at the Shannon Henretty Invitational with a time of 25:20.84, as Stevenson captured second place for the women.
  • Kayla Bias, also of Stevenson, closed out the Top 5 with a time of 27:15.82.

Up Next:

  • St. Mary's will be back in action on Saturday, September 17th at Kutztown, Pa. for the Division II/Division III Challenge. The race begins at 10:00 a.m.

Team Standings (10 teams) – 1. Rowan – 37; 2. Stevenson – 60; 3. Marymount (Va.) – 84; 4. Catholic – 106; 5. St. Mary's (Md.) – 122; 6. Hood – 137; 7. Goucher – 157; 8. Anne Arundel CC – 201; 9. Gallaudet – 246; 10. Notre Dame (Md.) – 275.

Seahawk Finishers (94 runners) – 8. Halcyon Ruskin; 27. Sarah Jeffrey; 28. Marisa McCormick34. Kaitlyn Simmons; 37. Caitlyn Sarudy; 38. Lindsey Power – 32:23.26; 43. Grace Humphries – 32:55.24; 48. Natalie Hussey – 33:42.95; 61. Tara Vizzi – 38:23.07; 65. Kori Taber – 39:47.38.

 

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