Georgetown Opens 2002 Cross Country Season with Win
September 16, 2002 Great Meadows, Va. – The Georgetown University women’s cross country team, ranked second in the nation, scored 35 points to win the Great Meadow Invitational over Yale and Penn State on Saturday, September 14, at The Plains in Great Meadow, Va. Penn State was second with 40 points, followed by Yale in third place with 53 points.
The ninth-ranked GU men’s squad also won on Saturday in a dual meet against Yale. Georgetown tallied 22 points for first place, while Yale scored 39 points.
Sophomore Jodee Adams-Moore (Bellvue, Wash./Newport) was the first Hoya across the finish line of the 5K race. Adams-Moore clocked 17:50.71 to earn fourth place overall. Senior Erin Sicher (College Park, Md./Good Counsel) was close behind in fifth place with a mark of 17:53.52. Juniors Sarah Scholl (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) and Treniere Clement (Stow, Ohio/Stow-Monroe Falls) ran six-seven with times of 18:01.89 and 18:17.54, respectively. Freshman Erin Henry (Glen Rock, N.J./Glen Rock) rounded out the GU point scorers with an 11th place finish (18:27.87).
Yale’s Kate O’Neill won the race after completing the course in 17:29.30.
The Hoyas claimed second through fourth place as well as the sixth and seventh spots in the men’s 8K race. Senior Mike Smith (Princeton, Mass./Wachusett) was GU’s top finisher on the day. Smith ran 25:34.60 to earn runner-up honors. Senior Javon Broderick (Seattle, Wash./O’Dea) and freshman Fleet Hower (Marion, Va./Marion) were just steps behind in third and fourth place with marks of 25:47.20 and 25:57.10, respectively. Senior Ethan Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield) clocked 26:00.90 to place sixth, while sophomore Charles Millioen’s (Blue Point, N.Y./St. Anthony’s) time of 26:05.70 was good for seventh place.
Lucas Meyer of Yale won the men’s race in 25:21.80.