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Martinez, Hatcher lead cross-country squads
September 10, 2012Tweet
Senior Jeff Martinez was seventh in the men’s race and freshman Alexis Hatcher was 26th in the women’s race, leading the Binghamton country squads in their season-opening tri-meet against Army and Cornell. The Bearcats placed third in the team standings in both races.
Martinez covered the 8,000-meter course in a time of 24:41. Sophomore Jesse Garn was ninth (24:49) and sophomore Matt Johnson was 12th (24:58). Ben Potts of Cornell captured the race in a time of 24:09. The Big Red finished with 18 points, following by the host Black Knights with 53 points and Binghamton with 64 points.
Hatcher, meanwhile, completed the 5,000-meter run with a time of 19:14. Fellow freshman Lizzie Greiner was 29th. Katie Kellner of Cornell took top honors in the women’s race with a time of 17:02. Cornell also won the women’s meet with a score of 17 points. Army had 42 points and Binghamton finished with 82 points.
Binghamton heads to the Lehigh/Paul Short Run on Sept. 29.