EVENT: Virginia Union Invitational (Richmond, Va.)
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The VCU Men's Cross Country team won the Virginia Union Invitational with their top six runners finishing second through sixth, on Tuesday afternoon.
- The Rams were led by senior Alex Hinton who placed second overall finishing with a time of 27:38.
- VCU kept rolling into the finish line in order after Hinton. Sophomores Mohamed Adam and Khalid Khamis finished third and fourth, respectively, with only one second separating them.
- Sophomores Samuel Hush and Matthew Earman rounded out VCU's top six. Hush finished with a time 27:57, and Earman ran a 28:17.
- The VCU Women's Cross Country team placed second in the Virginia Union Invitational on Tuesday at Bryan Park.
- The Rams were paced by freshman Lindsey Bradshaw. Bradshaw, who was running in only her second career meet, finished second overall with a time of 18:35.
- Freshman Brianna Krumholz also had a strong showing in her second career meet. The Dumfries, Va. native finished in seventh place with a 19:57.
- The final Ram in the top 10 was junior Kelsey Cox, who finished in eighth place with a time of 20:02.
2nd- Lindsey Bradshaw, 18:35
7th- Brianna Krumholz, 19:57
8th- Kelsey Cox, 20:02
13th- Samantha Florimo, 21:56
14th- Jennifer Brooks, 24:46
23rd- Niema Eaves, 28:35
24th- Kia Copeland, 28:39
The men's and women's cross country teams will head to Charlottesville, Va. for the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational. The meet will be on Saturday, Sept. 22.