Senior captain Zach Michon and junior Matthew Scarpill turned in top-50 individual finishes to lead the Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad to an 11th-place team showing in a field of 25 at the 2019 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, held at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus on Friday morning. With an average 10k time of 31:57, the Hawks totaled 317 points to land just 44 points shy of a top-10 finish.
Ranked 10th in the region, the Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad will head to the 2019 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship this Friday, November 15. The 10k race is slated to begin at noon at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus in Bethlehem, Pa. Saint Joseph's seven runners to represent the Hawks will be seniors Josh Clark, Colin Gallagher, and Zach Michon, juniors Bobbie Hastie and Matthew Scarpill, sophomore George Steinhoff, and freshman Colin Kane.
Senior captain Zach Michon won the individual title and three Hawks placed in the top 25 as the Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad took home a second-place team finish at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship at the Oatlands Plantation on Saturday morning.
The Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad is set to race the 2019 Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship this Saturday, November 2. Hosted by George Mason University at the Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, Va., the 8k race is set for 10:00 a.m. The 10 Hawks selected to represent SJU at the 2019 A-10 Cross Country Championship are the core four of senior captains Zach Michon and John Walker and juniors Bobby Hastie, and Matthew Scarpill, fellow senior Colin Gallagher, sophomores Ben Bunch, Zach Smith, and George Steinhoff, and freshmen Matthew Coffey and Colin Kane.
Sophomore Ira Daly placed 12th to lead the Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational, held at Lafayette's Metzgar Fields on Saturday morning. The Hawks accumulated 96 points and an average 8k time of 27:30 en route to a fourth-place team finish in a field of four. This was SJU's second race in as many days, as additional Hawks raced the Penn State National Invitational on Friday morning.
Captain Zach Michon continued his outstanding senior season with a seventh-place finish in a competitive 5.2-mile field at the Penn State National Invitational, held at PSU's Blue/White Golf Course on Friday morning. The Hawks accumulated 205 points en route to an eighth-place team finish in an 11-member field.
Following his brilliant performance at the 2019 Paul Short Run on Saturday morning, Saint Joseph's men's cross country senior captain Zach Michon has been selected the Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Performer of the Week honor marks his first of the season and third of his career.
Saturday morning's 46th Paul Short Run was a big one, and senior captain Zach Michon was up for it. In an immense field of 380 racers, Michon took home a remarkable 21st-place finish as the Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad placed 27th in a field of 44 teams at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus. The Hawks averaged 24:51 for 8k en route to 688 points.
The Saint Joseph's men's cross country program is set for one of the nation's premier cross country events, the 46th Annual Paul Short Run this Saturday, October 5. The men's 8k Open Race will begin at 9:30 a.m. while the 45-team field 8k Gold Race is slated for 11:00 a.m., to be held at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus.
Kristin Andrews '11 (Manalapan, N.J.), Sarah Conway '03 (Newark, Del.), Mike DiDio '06 (Churchville, Pa.) and Jerry Puryear '04 (Arlington, Va.) will be enshrined in the Saint Joseph's University Track Hall of Fame during the program's Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 12 at Drexelbrook in Drexel Hill, Pa.
Saint Joseph's men's cross country freshman Matthew Coffey has been selected the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. The honors marks the first of Coffey's collegiate career.
Led by senior Antonio Amaral's third-place finish, the Saint Joseph's men's cross country squad dominated the 3-7 spots to take home the 2019 Delaware Invitational team title at White Clay Creek State Park on Saturday morning. With an average 8k time of 27:49 and 25 total points, the Crimson and Gray claimed its fourth consecutive win on the season, having also taken home both race titles at the season-opening 2019 Monmouth Kick-Off Invitational and the 2019 George Mason Invitational team title.