Cross Country Sends Eight to NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday
The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's cross country teams are each sending four student-athletes to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional hosted by Penn State University on Friday afternoon.
Gruschow finished in second place overall, the highest finish by a Mount runner since Daniel Kinyua won the individual title in 1998. Gruschow completed the 8-kilometer course in a time of 25:08.16 to finish second behind Central Connecticut State's Colby Delbene.
Swisko had a time of 25:40.25 to finish in 10th place overall to earn All-NEC honors as well. Caskey was the Mount's third-fastest runner, finishing 29th overall with a mark of 26:32.21. Holcomb (51st, 27:17.33) and Kevin Pitts (56th, 27:24.41) rounded out the Mount's top five.
The Mount women's team was paced by Doyle, who just missed All-NEC honors by finishing in 15th place in a time of 18:37.40 on the 5-kilometer course. Schott was 19th overall with a time of 18:50.69 with Kinsella placing 22nd in a time of 18:55.21. Rico (48th, 19:54.27) and Colleen Smith (77th, 20:56.53) finished out the Mount's top five runners at the meet.