ODAC Cross Country Championships


October 31, 2000
Washington and Lee University - Lexington, Va.
Last Updated at 5:27 pm (10/28/00)

2000 ODAC Cross Country Results
LYNCHBURG MEN AND W&L WOMEN WIN ODAC CROSS COUNTRY TITLES

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Lynchburg men's and Washington and Lee women's cross country teams both took home first place honors for the second consecuitve year at the 2000 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon.

Lynchburg blitzed the men's field placing six runners in the top 10 spots and finished with 23 points. Roanoke finished second with 73 points, while Eastern Mennonite ended the day in third place with 89 points.

Lynchburg's senior Nate Bonovitz (Merion, Pa./Lower Merion) took home first place honors and was named ODAC Runner of the Year for his efforts. Bonovitz finished with a time of 26:52. Freshman Andrew Jenner (Harrisonburg, Va./Eastern Mennonite) of Eastern Mennonite finished second with a time of 27:46. Sophomore Greg Useem (Annandale, Va./Annandale) of Lynchburg was awarded the bronze medal for his time of 27:56.

Washington and Lee narrowly edged second-place Lynchburg on the women's side and finished with 45 points. The Hornets finished in second with 54 points, while Roanoke finished just 13 points out of first with 58 total points.

Senior Casey Smith (Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee) of Roanoke continued her ODAC dominance by winning her second consecutive ODAC title in a time of 19:13. Smith was also named ODAC Runner of the Year. A pair of Washington and Lee runners, sophomore Burke Duncan (Oklahoma City, Okla./Casady) and senior Jessica Parrillo (Titusville, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central), finished second and third respectively with times of 19:26 and 19:36.