Cross country at UAAs

The cross country team competed in the University Athletic Association Championships in New York, N.Y. last Saturday. The Tartan men came in third out of eight teams, finishing 24 points behind host New York University. The women came in seventh overall, finishing 18 points behind Brandeis University.

Finishing first for Carnegie Mellon in the 8k was senior Nate Bussiere, who came in fifth overall with a time of 25:44.04. Finishing shortly after was senior Dan Addis, who took seventh overall in 25:49.04. Third for the Tartans was senior J.P. Allera, finishing in 26:04.77, earning him 12th place. Sophomore Evan Gates was next to finish, taking 17th with a time of 26:17.86, followed by junior Matt Jacob who came in 31st in 26:35.22.

On the women’s side, sophomore Emily Wobb led the charge in the 6k with a time of 22:28.32, earning 10th place. Second for the women was senior Courtney Baker, who came in 13th, finishing closely behind Wobb with a time of 22:33.03. Following Baker was senior Danielle Morse, who took 41st place in 24:07.65, chased by teammate sophomore Lisa Rising, who came in 46th in 24:25.61. The last of the ladies was junior Cassie Wallace, who came in 48th with a time of 24:38.76.

The Tartans will complete in the NCAA Championships on Nov. 13 in Slippery Rock, Pa.