Bison compete at CUA Cross Country Invitational
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Gallaudet University men's cross country team ran in the Catholic University of America Cross Country Invitational held at the U.S. Armed Forces Retirement Home campus on Saturday.
The Bison had three runners finish in the race of 38 runners and featured six different schools. Ando Ferguson made his 2009 debut for the Bison and was the first to finish for the Buff and Blue in 33rd place with a time of 36:08. The Bison had two of the final three runners of the day compete as freshman Richard Camacho (Medford, Ore.) and senior James Martin (Salt Lake City, Utah) finished 36th and 38th overall, respectively. Camacho finished the 8,000-meter course in 41:38 and Martin's time was 45:25.
Goucher runner Joey Negreann won the race in 28:09 as he helped the Gophers finish second in the team competition with 50 points. Juniata won the race with 44 team points. The host Cardinals were third (60 points) and Drew University placed fourth (68 points). Gallaudet and Montgomery College did not have five runners finish the race to earn team points. This was the first cross country invitational hosted by CUA in 10 years.
Gallaudet will next travel to Towson, Md., to run at Goucher College on Saturday, October 10, at 11 a.m.