October 2016, Sports

Falcon runners place second in cross country meet

RALEIGH, NC (Oct 8) – Late Friday afternoon, Shaquille Dill (Fr./Pembroke, Bermuda) led the Saint Augustine’s University men to a second-place finish in the Blue Bear Cross Country Invitational at Salisbury Community Park in Salisbury, N.C.

Dill finished third in the 8K race with a time of 31:02. Immanuel Hutchinson of Saint Augustine’s, who ran unattached, was the winner in 28:30. Nikolas Thomas (Fr./Capital Heights, MD) of the Falcons was fifth in 32:16 and Jonathan Robertson (Fr./Washington, DC) placed ninth in 33:35.

The Falcons scored 44 points to finish first among CIAA teams and second overall. Livingstone College was third with 59 points and Chowan University placed fourth with 72 points. Bluefield State College won the race with 40 points.
The next meet for the Falcons is the CIAA Championship on Thursday, Oct. 27. A site has yet to be determined.