Leopard Invitational

The Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country teams ran in the annual Leopard Invitational at Metzgar Fields on Saturday.

Captain Rose Willey ‘14 led the women in the 6k race with a sixth place finish out of 165 runners in 22:32. Willey was followed by freshman Alexa Deemer in 23:03 and junior Grace Watters in 23:29. Lafayette finished third out of 14 teams.

Thomas Day ‘16 led the men’s team and finished in 30 place. Finishing behind Day was senior captain Sam Brinton in 28:25. The men finished 11 out of 12 teams.

Next up for both teams is the Patriot League Championships on November 2 at 11 a.m. Lafayette will host it at Metzgar Fields. Last year, the men finished last while the women finished tied for sixth with Holy Cross.