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EARLYSVILLE, Va. - - The Wilmington University cross country team competed in the Panorama Farms Invitational on the campus of the University of Virginia with both teams finishing third in each respective Non-Division I race on Saturday morning.
The men's team finish third out of four teams in the Non-Division I Men's 8K with 85 points while the women's team finished third out of three team in the Non-Division I Women's 5K with 79 points.
Junior Ken Fontal led the men's team with an 11th place finish overall, earning seven points with a time of 26:51.6. Senior Megan Ferrick led the women's team with a 12th place overall finish, earning 10 points with a time of 20:50.6.
Sophomore Andrew Milham earned 17 points for the men's team with a 28th place finish, coming in with a time of 28:32.5. Freshman Miguel Suero earned 19 points with a 30th place finish, crossing the line in 29:48.4. Senior Quinn Marvel was the fourth finisher for the Wildcats, as he earned 20 points with a 31st place finish with a time of 28:58.2.
Freshman Ryan Wilson rounded out the Wildcat scoring finishing with 22 points in 33rd place overall, crossing the line in 29:14.9.
Junior Logan Brady placed 35th overall with a time of 29:39.4 while freshman Manuel Suero finished 36th overall with a time of 29:54.6. Freshman Demetrius Patterson rounded out the Wildcat runners with a 37th finish, finishing in 30:04.6.
The Wildcats earned 85 points for third place. Northern Kentucky led the men's race with 15 points, sweeping the top five positions. Christopher Newport finished second with 54 points.
After Ferrick, freshman Tori Vickers was the second Wildcat to finish for the women's team, finishing 18th overall for 15 points in a time of 21:36.1. Junior Rachel Jones finished 22nd overall for 17 points, crossing the line in 22:11.9 while senior Bailey Brooke earned 18 points with a 24th place finish, coming in at 22:23.6. Junior Christine Czajkowski finished out the Wildcat scoring with 19 points, crossing the line in 28th overall with a time of 23:23.1.
Freshman Tara Langan placed 30th overall in a time of 24:46.6 while senior Morgan Ferrick finished 31st in 25:02.3. Freshman Cynthia Biro finished 32nd overall in 25:07.3 while Tori Crawford rounded out the Wildcats with a 33rd place finish, crossing the line in 26:52.7.
The Wildcats are back in action next weekend, as they head to Salisbury University for the Don Cathcart Invitational. The women are up first for the Wildcats, starting the day at 9:00 a.m. in Winter Place Park.