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Panthers Wrap Up at ACC Cross Country Championship

Panthers Wrap Up at ACC Cross Country Championship


Charlottesville, VA- The University of Pittsburgh cross country men’s and women’s teams finish strong at ACC Championship Friday morning in Charlottesville, Virginia at the Panorama Farms Cross Country course.

The men’s squad took home tenth place with 292 points, and the women’s squad placed thirteenth with 368 points.

“Men started the championships off with Jack Miller placing 27th, the highest individual finish ever for a Panther at the ACC champs.  Jack put himself in the race early and he and Luke Henseler worked up front for the first 5k.  Jack was only 5 seconds off of an All-ACC performance,” stated coach Brad Herbster. “Luke Henseler, Sam Otis, and Luke Miller were all very effective today we lacked a 5th which really hurt the team score today.  However top 10 in this conference is really tough,” continued Herbster.

In the men’s 8k race, Jack Miller was the first to cross the finish line for the Panthers. Miller earned 27th place with a time of 23:31.60, Henseler took home 59th place with a time of 24:04.50. Otis claimed 71st place with a time of 24:26.00. Luke Miller secured 75th (24:30.00) and Peyton Geehrer placed 97th (25:02.10).

“The women were led by Sadie Carey-Tharp who looked good up front.  Emily Brown rallied late to pick up key points.  Winnie Incorvaia also really continued to show her improvement,” stated Herbster.

In the women’s 6k race, Carey-Tharp was the first to cross the finish line on the women’s squad. Carey-Tharp earned 58th place with a time of 21:04.60). Brown took home 69th place with a time of 21:20.60. Incorvaia placed 90th with a time of 21:54.20. Caroline Rusinski came in 99th (22:16.50) and Gianna Cagliola secured 105th place with a time of 22:28.60.

UP NEXT

Following this meet, the Panthers will head to State College, PA for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday, Nov.11.

 

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