Grant and Hewitt pace Roos to 5th place finishes
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:02 am

Castleton, VT – For the second straight weekend, Deven Grant and Madeline Hewitt led the SUNY Canton men's and women's cross-country teams each finishing in 16th place at the Castleton Invitational on Saturday.

Both teams posted fifth place finishes on the day, with each race consisting of eight teams.

Hewitt completed the 5-kilometer course in 24:11 good for 16th place, while Samantha Smith and Kim McCarthy were not far behind with finishes in 21st (25:36) and 22nd (25:39) place. Kaitlyn Trusty (38th – 28:05) and Allison Ford (39th – 28:20) rounded out the top five for the women.

Place Name Time Mile Pace

16 Madeline Hewitt 24:11 7:47

21 Samantha Smith 25:36 8:15

22 Kim McCarthy 25:39 8:16

38 Kaitlyn Trusty 28:05 9:03

39 Allison Ford 28:20 9:07

44 Kiersten Harvey 29:28 9:29

46 Adeline Wagner 30:41 9:53

58 Katherine Quane 31:34 10:10

66 Michaela O'Riley 36:42 11:49

Grant and Paul Ford again led the way for the Roos with 16th and 17th place finishes with times of 30:40 and 30:58 over the 8-kilometer course. Luke Ducharme (24 – 32:23), Jonathan Dunham (26th – 32:38), and Anthony Fazio (32 – 34:33) added solid finishes rounding out the top five.

For the men's division, Union College took home first place on Saturday finishing with 51 points well ahead the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (73). Albany College (51) finished in first place on the women's side edging Castleton (67).

Place Name Time Mile Pace

16 Deven Grant 30:40 6:10

17 Paul Ford 30:58 6:14

24 Luke Ducharme 32:23 6:31

26 Jonathan Dunham 32:38 6:34

32 Anthony Fazio 34:33 6:57

29 Brent Archer 35:57 7:14

36 Ryan Yutzler 37:19 7:31

51 Charles Hanby 38:04 7:40

53 Josh Gocbout 39:10 7:53

57 Garrett Dennis 40:12 8:06

62 Jacob Miller 42:17 8:31

The cross country teams return to the trails next Saturday, September 16th when they take part in the Johnson State Invitational. The women take off at 10:30 a.m. followed by the men at 11:15 a.m.