Crossey Fifth at Home Invitational

Crossey Fifth at Home Invitational

FREDERICK, Md. - Hood College's Zach Crossey finished fifth overall and became the second-fastest runner in school history to lead the Blazers at the Hood College Invitational. 

How it Happened

  • Crossey ran a time of 27:25.2, his personal best, on the 8,000-meter course. Only Dan Jacobs ever recorded a faster time in a Hood College uniform. 
  • Chris Burgenson was 24th in 29:01.1 with Keegan Bello just 5.2 seconds and two places behind. 
  • Reese Whitesell's 29:48.9 took 40th. 
  • R.J. Tucker placed 79th with his time of 33:31.6.
  • Kyle Lammey outkicked teammate Conor Barkefelt to the finish. Lammey ran a time of 35.16.9 to edge Barkefelt by half of a second for 90th place. 
  • Christopher Maniocha rounded out the Blazers' contingent with a time of 39:41.7. 


  • McDaniel's Gavin Gibson was the individual champion in 26:24.0. 
  • Frostburg State won the team title with 71 points, edging Franklin & Marshall by just four points. 
  • Hood was sixth with 141 points. 
  • After the meet, the team honored seniors Lammey, Maniocha and Tucker. 

Up Next 

The Blazers head to Delaware Valley University for the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships on October 28.