Cross Country

Mercer Sets Women's 6k Mark at Paul Short Run

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Catawba delivered some of the best times in school history as it ran in one of largest cross country meets in the country on Saturday at Lehigh University’s Paul Short Run. Hannah Mercer set a new record for the women in a 6k, while Ethan Bemis ran the fourth best 8k in school history. The meet was held on Saturday morning at the Goodman Campus Cross Country Course. The Catawba Indian men placed 32nd among 45 teams in the Brown 8k, while the women were 37th in the Brown 6k.

Hannah Mercer shaved 11 seconds off her own school record with a 22:42 and was 105th. Madison Lowery was 115th as she finished in a time of 22.48 which is now the second fastest time in school history and a new standard for a freshman. Christina D’Amelio ran a 23:17 which is now tied for the fifth fastest 6k at Catawba. Stony Brook won the team title, while Genny Corcoran, of SUNY Geneseo won the women’s race in a time of 20:42.

Bemis finished in 65th place finish. He clocked a time of 25.28. Freshman Erick Ramirez-Ramos placed 80th in 25:33, now the fifth best time at Catawba. That was just 15 seconds off the freshman record set by Ryan Willis in 2002. Nicolas Sevilla-Connelly won the men’s race in a time of 24:26 in helping his team to the title.

Catawba next runs on Oct. 11 in the Royals Challenge at Charlotte’s McAlpine Park.

Men
1. New Hampshire 114, 2. So. Conn. St. 233, 3. Binghamton 234, 4. Marist 247, 5. Dickinson 273, 6. Duquesne 348, 7. Lafayette 349, 8. Haverford 368, 9. So. New Hampshire 405, 10. Saint Francis, 420, 11. American 432, 12. Edinboro 433, 13. George Washington 444, 14. Stonehill 447, 15. NYU 484, 16. Ramapo 484, 17. Tufts 487, 18. Holy Cross 542, 19. Rider 545, 20. Bucknell 550, 21, WPI 552, 22. Elizabethtown 559, 23. VCU 563, 24. Quinnipiac 572, 25. Rowan 575, 26. UMBC 668, 27. Johns Hopkins 698, 28. Wingate 702, 29. Indiana,PA 730, 30. Swathmore 742, 31. Allegheny 760, 32. CATAWBA 790, 33. Concord 823, 34. Lock Haven 841, 35. Moravian 858, 36. UNB Reds 879, 37. Christopher Newport 914, 38. Shippensburg 940, 39. Le Moyne 941, 40. Messiah 975, 41. Fairfield 1084, 42. Colgate 1091, 43. Loyola,MD 1190, 44. Virginia Union 1394, 45. Niagara 1398.

Catawba Individuals
65. Ethan Bemis, 25:28
80. Erick Ramirez-Ramos, 25:33
219. Matthew Fowler, 26:25
234. Tom Joyce, 26:30
244. Kyle Rhodes, 26:37
299. Austin Snide, 27:06
370. Everette Rhymer, 28:46

Women
1. Stony Brook 127, 2. Columbia 176, 3. Buffalo 205, 4. Dickinson 209, 5. SUNY Geneseo 219, 6. Lafayette 263, 7. Middlebury 274, 8. Monmouth 308, 9. Allegheny 357, 10. Rider 371, 11. UMBC 378, 12. Edinboro 384, 13. Johns Hopkins 426, 14. American 445, 15. Wesleyan 465, 16. Coast Guard 498, 17. Vassar 507, 18. Swathmore 525, 19. VCU 552, 20. Amherst 555, 21. Mount St. Mary’s 559, 22. Carnegie Mellon 582, 23. Saint Francis 598, 24. Loyola,MD 614, 25. Wingate 637, 26. Messiah 650, 27. Lock Haven 664, 28. WPI 702, 29. So. New Hampshire 739, 30. Elizabethtown 750. 31. Bucknell 754, 32. Coastal Carolina 813, 33. Hofstra 860, 34. Rowan 879, 35. Colgate 892, 36. Niagara 900, 37. CATAWBA 932, 38. Fairfield 938, 39. VMI 1011, 40. York,PA 1064, 41. Canisius 1070, 42. Shippensburg 1093, 43. Le Moyne 1208, 44. Cairn 1478.

Catawba Individuals
105. Hannah Mercer, 22:42
115. Madison Lowery, 22:48
190. Christina D’Amelio, 23:17
262. Abbie Adams, 24:01
343. Makayla Ward, 25:38
345. Paula Sellers, 25:46
351. Mia Mercer, 26:22

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