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October 21, 2013

Sports Roundup - 10/21/2013

YMCA Sunday School League to meet

CUMBERLAND — The YMCA/Nonnenmann Sunday School Basketball League will hold an organizational meeting Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Riverside YMCA’s blue building.

Any church or Sunday School interested in participating needs to be present. For more information or any questions, contact Barry Shambaugh at 240-727-6572.

 

FSU runners compete at Gettysburg Invite

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The Frostburg State men's and women's cross country teams each competed at the Gettysburg College Invitational on Saturday with the men finishing 13th and the women 23rd.

Twenty-six teams ran in the men’s race and 27 competed in the women’s.

Patrick Mead was the first to cross the finish line in the 8k course for the Bobcats as he finished in 28th place with a time of 26:54.6.

Following Mead was former Mountain Ridge standout Brandon Redmond, who finished 98th overall (28:17.1). Daniil Repchenko and Stanton Higham were the third and fourth runners to finish for the Bobcats. Repchenko finished 127th with a time of 28:49.6 and Higham finished 132nd with a time of 28:58.0. Jeffrey Frost finished 149th and crossed the finish line in 29:29.8.

For the women, Casey Columbus finished in 115th place with a time of 26:18.7 and was the first Bobcat to finish the 6k course.

She was followed by Bryn Allston (157th, 27:15.4) and Lexi Foreman (208th, 28:55.6), Valarie Proctor (238th, 30:38.7) and Margaret McConnell (244th, 31:07.9).

The Bobcats travel to Salisbury to compete in the Capital Athletic Conference Championships on Nov. 2 at 11 a.m.

 

Frostburg swimmers sweep home meet

FROSTBURG — Frostburg State men’s and women’s swim teams completed their first home meet Saturday, collectively winning 15 of 22 events in a 112-89 victory for the men and a 109-95 win for the women over Gallaudet.

The men led from start to finish, stealing first place in the opening event, 200-meter medley relay. Jesse Gregory, Jonathan Shepard, Aleksander Combs and Vince Faiella finished above the Bison in 2:06.12.

The men rattled off four wins in a row for an additional 36 points and finished off with three consecutive first-place finishes.

Faiella went on to claim first in the 200-meter freestyle (2:29.83) with a 49-second lead over the field. Shepard added another win with an impressive performance in the 200-meter IM (2:34.96).

The women's team started out strong with a win in the 200-meter medley relay (2:31.63), and then proceeded to dominate four of eight individual events.

Kaitlyn Donch led her opponents in the 800-meter freestyle (10:37.49) successfully tagging the wall first for the win.

Elizabeth Jarrell went on to finish first in the 50-meter freestyle (30:96), then won her second individual event in a thrilling fight for first in the 100-meter freestyle (1:12.37).

Classmates Meredith Johnson and Sara King also walked away with a win today. Johnson took first in the 100-meter backstroke, finishing in 1:21.93, and King wrapped up the 400-meter freestyle in 5:25.18.

The Bobcats visit Salisbury on Saturday at 1 p.m.

 

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