Cavalier Cross Country Women Win William & Mary Invite
Sept. 22, 2001
Virginia?s Jennifer Owens won her first cross country meet of the year as she led the Cavaliers to a first-place finish in the William & Mary Invitational today in Williamsburg. The Cavaliers, who also had top-ten finishes from Sarah Folse, Jolene Hampson, Meg Schwartz and Dawn Cleary, took first with 30 points, beating second-place James Madison by 35 points. Jane Maxwell and Meg McGarvey finished just behind Cleary, coming in 11th and 12th as the Cavaliers put together a pack of four runners in a six-second span.
The men?s team split the squad this afternoon as some Hoos ran an 8K and the rest of the squad ran a 6K. In the 8K race, James Catano led the Cavaliers with a sixth place finish, while Dave Vitto finished just outside the top-10 with an 11th place finish. In the 6K, Matt Ruhl just outtouched teammate Walton Kingsberry, breaking the tape just .3 seconds in front of him. Andy Filachek also finished in the top ten for the Cavaliers. Full results for Virginia listed below.
WOMEN Time Team Points Team Scoring1. Jennifer Owens 17:17.7 1 1. Virginia 307. Sarah Folse 18:00.4 4 2. JMU 659. Jolene Hampson 18:21.8 6 3. Richmond 9912. Meg Schwartz 18:26.2 913. Dawn Cleary 18:28.1 1014. Jane Maxwell 18:30.9 1115. Meg McGarvey 18:32.6 1219. Melanie Matthews 18:35.224. Sharon O?Connor 18:53.131. Jessica Ellis 18:59.032. Erin O?Doherty 19:01.641. Lauren Chaikin 19:21.154. Ashley Seaton 19:45.755. Jill Berger 19:46.264. K. C. Meehan 19:57.670. Amy Eastwood 20:03.976. Cheryl Carr 20:10.785. Lee McDuff 20:39.6
MEN 8K6. James Catano 25:58.7 6 Team Scoring11. Dave Vitto 26:27.2 11 1. William & Mary 3723. Ryan Neuhart 26:53.0 23 2. Norfolk State 8224. Jimmy Courtland 26:54.2 24 3. VIRGINIA 9532. James Atchinson 27:06.0 3138. Chris Glasser 27:31.1 3559. Pat Slattery 28:09.5 5061. Jesse Owdom 28:15.3