The cross country team found itself in the middle of the pack as it started the fall season at the Penn State Spiked Shoe Invitational last Saturday. With a controlled pace, the women's team finished ninth out of 14 teams, while the men took 10th place out of 16 schools.
Sophomore Katie Sanders was Buffalo's highest 6K finisher after placing 27th out of 177 runners. She finished the race in 22:38.8, nearly 20 seconds faster than her time last year.
Junior Dylan Conway finished 74th out of 193 runners in the men's 5.2-mile race. Conway improved on his freshman time after finishing with a time-high time of 27:19.9. Freshman Andris Goncarovs finished 96th in 5.2-mile race with a time of 27:51.6 in his collegiate debut.
The Bulls host the UB Stampede Invitational at Beaver Island State Park on Saturday afternoon. Women's races begin at noon, while the men's competition begins shortly thereafter at 12:45 p.m.