Cross Country Takes Fifth at W&L Invitational

Team

LEXINGTON, VA - The Cross Country team finished fifth at the W&L Invitational on Saturday.

Andrew Stoddard (Richmond, VA / Mills E. Godwin) took sixth place overall in 30:08 and, like clockwork, took the top overall spot on the Tigers squad. William Imeson (Harrisonburg, VA / Harrisonburg) took 29th place with a time of 32:55 while Yonathan Tarekegne Ararso (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Woodberry Forest) paced the course in 34:21 to take 39th. Brett Roberts took 50th, crossing the finish line in 36:53, and John Sheffield rounded out the scoring with a 54th place finish in a time of 37:51. Drew Fletcher (Arlington, VA / Bishop O'Connell) and Brett Crocker (Troutville, VA / Lord Botetourt) finished closely behind in 55th and 57th with respective times of 38:07 and 38:42.

The Tigers will help host the H-SC Family Weekend 5K on September 22. The 1K Tiger Trot takes place at 8:30 AM while the 5K run is at 9 AM.