September 7, 2012

Keene, McKee Lead Bulldogs at College of Charleston Invitational

Men's Results

Women's Results

Charleston, S.C. – The Citadel men's and women's cross country teams took second and third place, respectively, at the College of Charleston Invitational on Friday evening at Trophy Lakes on Johns Island. Senior Kyle Keene nabbed second place while Danielle McKee finished in fourth place.

In damp conditions, Keene took second place with an impressive time of 26:23 in the men's 8k course. Raeven Lantz and Atom Young also posted top-10 times as Lantz finished sixth with a mark of 27:53 and Young took ninth with a time of 28:24.

Also competing for the men's team was Jordan Ashley (11th place, 28:43), John Gatewood (13th place, 28:58), Miles Keohane (14th place, 29:02) and Bo Hutchinson (15th place, 29:06).

On the women's side, McKee continues to lead the Bulldog women as the junior has now finished first among her teammates in all 14 races of her collegiate career. The Fayeteville, N.C., native took fifth overall this evening with a time of 19:13.

Following behind McKee was freshman Jacqueline Thompson (9th place, 19:47) who has now recorded two top-10 finishes and two sub 20-minute 5k's in her two collegiate races.

Also running on the women's side was Micah Wessinger (15th place, 20:35), Christina Shonbeck (18th place, 20:52), Jessica Dewitte (20th place, 21:08), Emily Fields (21st place, 21:13) and Nicole Ogilbee (22nd place, 21:14).

Crosstown conference rival College of Charleston took the team and individual crowns in both the men's and women's races.

The Bulldogs will have a few weeks off before hosting the Bulldog Invitational on Sept. 29 at Laurel Hill Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. The course will serve as the site for the Will Wilson Citadel Invitational on Oct. 13 and the Southern Conference Championship on Oct. 27.

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