UMES FINISHES FIFTH IN LID-LIFTER INVITATIONAL
Sept. 3, 2011
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. --Eunice Jones (Lanham, Md.) had a team-best finish with a time of 20:28.23 to lead the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in the Hampton Inn/UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational. The Hawks finished fifth with 152 total points.
Sophomore Hana Jiraskova (Lanskroun, Czech Republic) gave the Hawks its second finish when she placed 55th running a time of 21:07.65. Cynthia Anais (Paris, France) and Melina (Paris, France) finished 57th and 63rd in times of 21:11.66 and 21:39.61, respectively.
Kenesha Abrams, Jennell Wade, and Latasha Moore all finished with sub-30-minute times. Abrams completed the race in 24:03.33. Wade and Moore finished one place apart with times of 28:06.39 and 29:52.24, respectively. Monique Williams came in at 31:16.04, while Courtney Cray completed the UMES field in a time of 37:35.53.
The Hawks will return to competition September 9 when it competes in Delaware State Open at 10 AM. For a full UMES Cross Country schedule, visit www.umeshawks.com.