Mount Men's Cross Country Finishes 24th in Brown Race at Paul Short Run
Bethlehem, Pa. (October 1, 2010)-The Mount St. Mary's cross country teams competed in the 37th annual Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University today. The men's team placed 24th in the Brown Race while the women's team finished 41st in the Gold Race.
Junior Dylan Bernard (Frederick, Md./Urbana) paced the Mountaineer men by finishing 46th overall in the field of 357 runners in the Brown Race. Bernard completed the eight-kilometer course with a time of 26:43. Sophomore Chris Swisko (Aberdeen, Md./Calvert Hall) was the Mount's next fastest finisher, finishing 79th overall with a time of 26:43, while freshman Matt Pacheco (Clarksville, Md./Atholton) was 109th with a mark of 26:56. Sean Caskey (Dundalk, Md./Calvert Hall) and Shane Holcomb (Peckville, Pa./Holy Cross) rounded out the Mount's top five.
Megan Kinsella (Allentown, Pa./Allentown Central Catholic) paced the women, finishing 169th in the field of 336 runners, completing the six-kilometer course with a time of 22:47. The remainder of the Mount's top five were Colleen Smith (Carlisle, Pa./Carlisle), Stephanie Joson (Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard), Kathryn Franke (Glen Arm, Md./Loch Raven) and Christina Praydis (Perry Hall, Md./The Catholic School of Baltimore).
The Mount returns to action on Saturday, October 16, at the Princeton Invitational.