BALTIMORE, Md. (Oct. 6, 22019) – Freshman Joel Minicozzi (Hedgesville, W.Va. / Hedgesville) finished seventh in the men’s 8K and sophomore Madison Ford (Fayetteville, Pa. / Chambersburg Area) placed ninth to pace the Mont Alto women’s cross country team at the Goucher Ciollege XC Classic.
Minicozzi finished seventh on Saturday with a time of 33:42.41, which was a personal best. Teammate Simon Egolf (Waynesboro, Pa. / Waynesboro Area) crossed the finish line 11th with a personal-best 35:22.63. Rounding-up the PSUMA runners were Jacob Geesaman (Waynesboro, Pa. / Waynesboro Area) and Andrew Walker (Carlisle, Pa. / Big Spring) who finished 20th and 21st. Geesaman finished the 8K race in 41:14.49 and Walker was right behind him at 41:14.33.
It was also a season-best time for Ford when she crossed the finish line ninth at 34:18.14. Also running for Mont Alto was Elizabeth Parsons (Shade Gap, Pa. / Commonwealth Charter Academy) who finished 16th with a recorded time of 38:01.96.
Penn State Mont Alto returns to action on October 19 at the 13th Annual Hood College Open in the final tune up before the PSUAC Invitational Championships.
Frank Maira is Sports Information Director at Penn State Mont Alto