Georgetown News
Cross Country - Sun, Sep. 30, 2012

After a weekend off, Georgetown College men's and women's cross country harriers were back in action in the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic. Three different racing options are available for the Saturday morning race. Tiger men's coach Todd McDaniel put his runners in the blue race, while Betsy Laski put her women in the silver race.

GC's men finished 44th in the 8k race. The women finished 11th in their race.

"It was a good day," McDaniel said. "We are having a see-saw battle between Cole Cisneros and Brandon Pulliam as to who is leading us each weekend. That's okay to see because different races and courses can play to different runners' strengths. What I'm looking for is how we do in our times."

Cisneros shaved 12 seconds in his second 8k race of the season. The freshman was 198th in 27 minutes 1 second.

Pulliam was more than a minute off his best time from two weeks ago, 250th in 27:26. Jon Renneker was 294th in 27:56. Pate Anderson was 303rd in 28:05. Sam Heaton finished 327th in 28:29. Joseph Richey was 342nd in 28:58. Tyler Doolittle rounds out the Tiger runners with a 350th finish in 29:33.

Most of GC's competition was NCAA Division I programs.

Tayler Godar continued to be the leading force for the women's team. The freshman finished 19th overall with a time of 19:50.

"Tayler is showing a lot, finishing inside the Top 25 of the women's race," Laski said. "Overall, I was really pleased with how the entire team ran and where we finished."

Elisha Overpeck, 65th, finished in 20:38. Rachel Ditto was 105th in 21:11. Marissa Hale finished 112th in 21:15. Mary Jefferson was 124th in 21:25. Mary Kate Dowdy ran 195th in 22:17. Kristen Just rounds out the GC runners with a 217th finish in 22:43.

 
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