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Parker and Woods lead Juniata XC teams at Dickinson Long-Short Invite

(Posted September 18, 2010)

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Junior Ceth Parker (Sabillasville, Md./Catoctin) and freshman Katrina Woods (Shirleysville, Pa./Mount Union) paced the Juniata College men's and women's cross country teams at Saturday's Dickinson College Long-Short Invitational.

Parker completed the 4K course in a personal best time of 12:43, finishing 25th overall. Freshman Nate Alter (Pittsburgh, Pa./Taylor Allderdice) was the next highest Juniata finisher in 60th position with a time of 13:22, while Jon Pfadenhauer (Old Westbury, N.Y./The Wheatley School) was 79th with a mak of 13:35. Kenny Goodfellow (Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg) was 102nd with a time of 13:50, while John Lugg (Lock Haven, Pa./Western Reserve Academy, Ohio) posted a time of 14:13 to finish 124th.

Freshman Marty Henderek (Titusville, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central) was the top Juniata performer in the 8100m event, running a time of 30:05 to finish 120th. Kevin Donohue (Sandy Hook, Conn./Newtown) was 146th with a time of 31:09, while rookie Trevor Guyer (Lewistown, Pa./Indian Valley) was 155th with a mark of 31:38.

On the women's side, Woods ran the 4K in a time of 15:48, good enough for 31st overall in the event. Senior Megan McQuillan was not far off Woods' pace, running a personal best 4K time of 15:50 and placing 33rd. Jessica Koenig (Milford, Pa./Delaware Valley) also set a new personal best in the 4K, running a time of 15:57 and finishing 41st.

Other Juniata finishers in the 4K event, all with new personal bests, were Caroline Morgan (Havertown, Pa./Haverford Township) in 16:12 (51st), Alyssa Grube (Lititz, Pa./Warwick) in 16:52 (83rd), Casey Hoffman (Coplay, Pa./Parkland Senior) in 17:30 (112th), and Elizabeth Linde (Kirkwood, Pa./Solanco) in 17:40 (122nd).

Juniata will compete next Saturday, Sept. 25, in a tri-meet with Gettysburg College and Messiah College in Grantham, Pa.

Complete Men's results from Dickinson Long-Short Invitational
Complete Women's results from Dickinson Long-Short Invitational

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