Monday, October 29, 2012

MUN X-Country Solid At Atlantic University Championships

Memorial Cross Country Teams competed at the Atlantic University Championships in Halifax this weekend and top performers for the Seahawks were Caroline McIlroy in the women's 5K event and Graham MacDonald in the men's 10K. Mcilroy was 3rd for Bronze in 18:16 and MacDonald was 7th in 33:16 with both qualifying to run the Canadian University Championship in London, Ontario next month.

Other results for the Women included Amanda Wilkins 20th, Victoria Ralph 22nd, Justine O’Leary 28th, Melanie Amminson 35th, Shalane Spurrell 39th and Dwan Street 41st. Additional Mens results were Mark Hayward 15th, Rudy Riedlsperger 23rd, Connor Bolton 24th, Adam Dyke 25th, Landon Fisher 29th, and Nick Snow 31st.

In the Team results, Memorial Men won the Bronze behind SFX and Dalhousie, and the Women were 4th behind SFX, Dalhousie and UNB.

Submitted by Art Meaney - Memorial Head Coach. Photo by Amanda Wilkins.