Three Hoyas Headed to IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Samantha Nadel

Feb. 4, 2013

WASHINGTON - Two current Georgetown University cross country runners and one former GU All-American competed at the USA Cross Country Championships, which were held in St. Louis on Saturday, February 2, 2013.

Darren Fahy (Carlsbad, Calif./La Costa Canyon) participated in the junior boys' 8,000-meter run, and placed fourth in a field of 72. He finished with a time of 24:51.90, which was .3 seconds faster than his closest competitor. Craig Nowak of Oklahoma State University came in first place with a 24:47.00 mark.

Samantha Nadel (Glen Head, N.Y./North Shore) competed in the junior girls' 6,000-meter run, and recorded a fifth-place finish among 55 runners. She recorded a 21:10.30 mark, one second faster than the sixth-place finisher. Emily Stites placed first in the competition with a time of 20:27.30.

Former Hoya and 10-time All-American Emily Infeld, now competing as part of the Nike team, raced in the women's 8,000-meter run and recorded a fourth-place finish against 84 other runners. Her time was 26:47.70, 6.50 seconds ahead of the fifth-place finisher. Her Nike teammate Shalane Flanagan came in first place with a 25:49.00 mark.

With their fourth-, fifth-, and fourth-place finishes, respectively, all three Hoya runners qualified to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. Georgetown was the only school with multiple qualifiers for the world championships. The event will take place in Bydgoszcz, Poland on March 24, 2013.

 

 

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