CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Ursinus College cross country teams concluded their seasons at the NCAA Mid-East Regional on Saturday. The women placed 35th and the men 36th against a stacked field and a challenging course at DeSales.
The women performed well despite not having sophomore Brittany Gasser, their top runner, due to an injury. Junior Jenna Kelly was the pace-setter for the Bears, finishing the tough course in 24:39. Sophomore Riley Engel was second across the line in 25:21.
Freshman Alyson Manley clocked a 26:21, while junior Lily Talerman posted a mark of 26:40. Sophomore Gabrielle Manto (27:16), senior Samantha Innes (27:30), and senior Alicia Baker (28:57) completed the Ursinus contingent.
Freshman Logan Mazullo was the top placer for the men's team, his first time leading the Bears' pack. Mazullo crossed the line in 27:43, just one second in front of junior Joseph Iuliucci.
Freshman John Haase posted a 28:16, with sophomore Andrew Voyack (28:53), freshman James McDaid (29:04), and sophomore Jonny Cope (29:19) rounding out the Ursinus group.