Mount St. Mary's Cross Country Opens 2017 Season at Home on Friday Afternoon

Mount St. Mary's Cross Country Opens 2017 Season at Home on Friday Afternoon

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 5K DUALS
Friday, September 1, 2017, 1 pm

The Mount St. Mary's cross country teams open the 2017 season by hosting the 5K Duals on campus on Friday.

TIME: Men's Race at 1 pm with women's race to follow
PLACE: Mount St. Mary's University

SCHOOL'S COMPETING: Mount St. Mary's (M&W), American (M&W), Franklin Pierce (M&W), George Washington (M&W), Maryland (W), Navy (W) and UMBC (M&W).

RESULTS: Results will be available following the race at www.mountathletics.com and www.mdtimingllc.com.

SCORING FORMAT: The race will be scored in a dual-scoring format with each school receiving a dual-meet score against each of the other opponents.

PRESEASON POLLS:  The Mountaineer men were picked to finish fifth while the women were sixth in the annual Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.  

5K DUALS HISTORY:  This will be the 12th year at the Mount has opened the season by hosting the 5K Duals.  On the women's side, American and Navy each have won the title five times with UMBC winning once.

On the men's side, American has won the meet five times, UMBC three times, Navy twice, Maryland and the Mount once.

MSM 5K DUALS TEAM CHAMPIONS
WOMEN
2016:
Maryland
2015:
UMBC
2014:
Navy
2013:
Navy
2011:
American
2010:
American
2009:
Navy
2008: Navy
2007: American
2006: American
2005: American
2004: Navy

MEN
2016:
George Washington
2015:
American
2014:
Navy and UMBC
2013:
American
2011:
American
2010:
American
2009:
American
2008: UMBC
2007: Maryland
2006: Mount St. Mary's
2005: UMBC
2004: Navy

MSM 5K DUALS INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS
WOMEN
2016: Kathryn Gearhart, Maryland
2015:
Sarah Daly, UMBC
2014:
Sarah Daly, UMBC
2013:
Annie-Norah Beveridge, Navy
2011:
Octavia Rinehardt, American
2010:
Sara Parkinson, UMBC
2009:
Octavia Rinehardt, American
2008: Amy Watson, Navy
2007: Kate Lilley, American
2006: Kate Lilley, American
2005: Keira Carlstrom, American
2004: Keira Carlstrom, American

MEN
2016:
Alaeldin Tirba, American
2015:
Brendan Johnson, American
2014:
Brendan Johnson, American
2013:
Nicholas Regan, American
2011:
Mark Allen, American
2010:
Craig Brown, American
2009:
Josh Olsen, American
2008: Alex Lundy, Maryland
2007: Mike Cator, Maryland
2006: Dan Beardslee, American
2005: Izudin Mehmedovic, UMBC
2004: Maksudal Ali, Navy