HAWKS FINISH STRONG AT CAPPY ANDERSON INVITE
Sept. 23, 2006
PRINCESS ANNE, MD - Senior Alfred Singoei won the men's individual title as the host Hawks finished strong at the Cappy Anderson Invitational Saturday morning. Singoei took first in 26:13.14, helping the men's cross country squad to a second place team finish. Janeth Chelangat, meanwhile, led three Lady Hawk runners in the top five places with a second place finish.
Chelangat led the women's cross country squad to a third-place team finish with a time of 18:20.17 while Howard's Jessica Neal won the women's individual title and set a new course record (set last year by Chelangat) by crossing the line in 18:09.17.
"It was a great meet," said Head Coach Ernest Barrett. "We saw a lot of really fast times today; the women's race had eight runners beat the previous course record. The weather was perfect, and everything went well."
Seton Hall won the men's race with 39 points while Hampton won the women's title with 60 points.
UMES takes the course again on October 7 at the Norfolk State Invitational.
Men's Team Scores:
1. Seton Hall 39; 2. Md.-Eastern Shore 57; 3. Delaware State 76; 4. Howard 83; 5. Coppin State 99; 6. Hampton 170; 7. Morgan State 181