River Hawk Men Officially Open Cross Country Season

River Hawk Men Officially Open Cross Country Season


THE MAIN STORY: The Susquehanna men's cross country team opened its 2016 campaign on Friday night at the Bison Open, hosted by Bucknell University. The men competed against Bucknell and Landmark Conference opponent Juniata in a three-mile race.

TOP PERFORMER: Ciaran Fisher was the River Hawks' top performer, placing 20th in the 50-runner field with a time of 15:47.00.

OTHER NOTABLE PERFORMANCES: Justin Skavery and Mark Harrel both finished in the top 30, placing 26th and 30th with respective times of 15:56.00 and 16:21.00. In 31st was Kyle Skelton (16:28.00).

COURSE-BESTS: Of those runners who have competed at this race before, Skavery , Harrel and Chase Wallace all set course PRs.

UP NEXT: Susquehanna hosts its annual Ashley Tomlinson Alumni Run on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at Sassafras Field.