Eberhardt, West Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders

Eberhardt, West Named Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – After being named the Landmark Conference Cross Country Runners of the Week for their performances at Saturday’s DeSales Invitational, sophomores Colin Eberhardt (Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Sachem North) and Ashley West (East Hampton, N.Y./East Hampton) were subsequently named the Pepsi/SAAC Super Crusaders for the period ending Oct. 13.

Eberhardt and the Crusaders won the DeSales Invitational as a team with 46 points, beating out 19 other squads. Eberhardt was SU’s top finisher, taking seventh in the 276-runner field with a mark of 26:45.88 on the 8k course. He was one of six Susquehanna runners to place in the top 25.

West, meanwhile, took fifth overall on the 6k course with a time of 24:00.65. She was the third collegiate runner (two unattached runners took first and second) to cross the finish and the second Division III runner. The Crusaders finished sixth as a team behind two Division II squads, East Stroudsburg and Kutztown.

Susquehanna hosts its annual Ashley Shell Tomlinson Memorial 5K Run this weekend at Sassafras Field as part of Homecoming Weekend. The race begins at 10 a.m.