Rams have solid showing at JMU Open

Meet: JMU Open
Location: New Market Battlefield – New Market, Va.
Distance: Men – 7900m, Women – 5200m

Results: Men - Women

The Short Story: Junior Emily Dyke led the VCU Women's Cross Country team with her 12th place finish at the JMU Open. Dyke clocked a time of 20:14.10. Teammate Elizabeth Stump also recorded a top-20 finish at the meet. Overall the women's team finished fourth.

On the men's side, newcomer Anteneh Girma crossed the line at 26:29.00 for a thrid place finish for the Rams. Austin Lushinski and Bismillah Alidost also clocked times to finish in the top-10, as the men finished second overall. 

Results:

Men
Anteneh Girma – 3rd overall – 26:29.0
Austin Lushinski – 7th overall – 27.34.0
Bismillah Alidost – 10th overall – 28:35.0
Calvin Wood – 12th overall – 28:54.0
Michael Villagomaz – 13th overall – 29:32.0

Women
Emily Dyke – 12th overall – 20:14.1
Elizabeth Stump – 19th overall – 20:40.6
Courtney Holleran – 22nd overall – 20:58.8
Chloe Bavin – 23rd overall – 21:00.6
Nichelle Scott – 25th overall – 21:18.7
Kathleen Gardner – 26th overall – 21:21.9
Katherine Samsky – 29th overall – 22:04.1
Maggie Grumbine – 31st overall – 23:34.8

Up Next
  • The Rams return to the course on Friday (Sept. 18), as the team travels down to Farmville, Va. for the Longwood Invitational.