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Cross country squads place third in season-opening Army Tri-Meet

Martinez and Hatcher are Bearcats' top finishers

September 8, 2012


Cross country squads place third in season-opening Army Tri-Meet

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Contact: David O’Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)

WEST POINT, N.Y.—Senior Jeff Martinez was seventh in the men’s race and freshman Alexis Hatcher was 26th in the women’s race, leading the Binghamton country squads in their season-opening tri-meet against Army and Cornell. The Bearcats placed third in the team standings in both races.

Martinez covered the 8,000-meter course in a time of 24:41. Sophomore Jesse Garn was ninth (24:49) and sophomore Matt Johnson was 12th (24:58).

Ben Potts of Cornell captured the race in a time of 24:09.

The Big Red finished with 18 points, following by the host Black Knights with 53 points and Binghamton with 64 points.

Hatcher, meanwhile, completed the 5,000-meter run with a time of 19:14. Fellow freshman Lizzie Greiner was 29th.

Katie Kellner of Cornell took top honors in the women’s race with a time of 17:02.

Cornell also won the women’s meet with a score of 17 points. Army had 42 points and Binghamton finished with 82 points.

Binghamton heads to the Lehigh/Paul Short Run on Sept. 29.

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