Mount St. Mary's Cross Country Headed to the Paul Short Run on Saturday

Mount St. Mary's Cross Country Headed to the Paul Short Run on Saturday

Goodman Campus Cross Country Course
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.

MEN:  Brown Race (12:15 p.m.) | WOMEN:  Brown Race (1:00 p.m.)


The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's cross country teams will compete at the 45th annual Paul Short Run, presented by ASICS, on Saturday, September 29, at the Goodman Campus Cross Country Course at Lehigh University.  The Paul Short Run features 6,000 athletes from nearly 450 colleges and high schools.  The day-long event includes 14 races.  The Mountaineers men and women are competing in the college Brown races.

MOUNT UPDATE:  Maddie Kole took home first place to lead the Mount cross country teams at the Messiah Invitational last Saturday.  Freshman Brandon Nichols finished ninth overall to pace the Mountaineer men.  For a full recap, click HERE.

LAST YEAR AT THE PAUL SHORT RUN:  Nicolas Fransham finished in sixth place overall among the 132 Division I runners in the Brown race to pace the Mountaineers at the Paul Short Run last year.  He helped lead the Mount to a sixth-place finish among the 18 NCAA Division  I teams in the Brown race field.  The women's team, led by top finisher Ashleigh Kocher, finished 12th in the field of D1 teams in the women's Brown race.  For a full recap, click HERE.

TEAMS COMPETING IN MEN'S BROWN RACE:  Allegheny, Binghamton, Bucknell, Charlestown (W. Va.), College of Charleston, Colgate, Columbia, Concord, Cornell, Davis & Elkins, East Stroudsburg, Eastern, George Washington, Hartford, Holy Cross, Indiana (Pa.), Ithaca, Kutztown, Lafayette, Lynchburg, Marist, Moravian, Mount St. Mary's, New Paltz St., Niagara, NYU, Oneonta, Queen's University, Rider, Rochester, Saint Leo, San Diego, Shippensburg, Siena, Southern Connecticut St., Stockton, Stony Brook, TCNJ, Temple, Trinity, VCU, Wesleyan and West Chester.

TEAMS COMPETING IN WOMEN'S BROWN RACE:  Allegheny, Amherst, Binghamton, Boston University, Bucknell, Buffalo, Canisius, Carnegie Mellon, Charleston Southern, Christopher Newport, Cosat Guard, Colgate, Delaware, Florida Gulf Coast, Hartford, Hofstra, Ithaca, Kutztown, Lafayette, Lynchburg, Marshall, Misericordia, Monmouth, Moravian, Mount St. Mary's, New Paltz St., Niagara, NYU, Oberlin, Rider, Rochester, Saint Leo, Seton Hill, Shippensburg, Siena, Springfield, St. John's, Swarthmore, TCNJ, Temple, Towson, Trinity, UMBC, VCU and Wesleyan.

NEC WEEKLY AWARD WINNERS:  Nicolas Fransham and Maddie Kole were each named Northeast Conference Athlete of the Week for their performance at the season-opening 5K Duals.  Click HERE for the release.

UP NEXT:  The Mountaineers head to the Gettysburg Invitational on Saturday, October 13.