Mont Alto Cross Country Runners Post Solid Times in Final Tune Up Before PSUAC Invitational

Mont Alto Cross Country Runners Post Solid Times in Final Tune Up Before PSUAC Invitational

FREDRICK, Md. – The Penn State Mont Alto men's and women's cross country programs competed in the Hood College Invitational in the Lions' final regular-season meet of the year on Saturday.

Madison Ford (Fayetville, Pa. / Chambersburg Area) and Elizabeth Parsons (Shade Gap, Pa. / Commonwealth Charter Academy) represented Mont Alto in the women's 6K race. Ford crossed the finish line 94th with a time of 30:49.7. Meanwhile, Parsons has continued to shave time off her runs and set a personal-best time of 34:15.3.

Leading the Mont Alto men was Joel Minicozzi (Hedgesville, W.Va. / Hedgesville) who finished 97th with a time of 33:14.2. Finishing a couple minutes behind him was Simon Egolf (Waynesboro, Pa. / Waynesboro Area) at 35:41.7.  The next pack of finishers for Mont Alto included Andrew Walker (Carlisle, Pa. / Big Spring) at 37:29.5 and Jacob Geesaman (Waynesboro, Pa. / Waynesboro Area) who finished the 8K in 39:15.5. 

Mont Alto has the week to prepare for the PSUAC Invitational Championships on Oct. 26 at Norlo Park.