Lowe Named Coach of the Year, Cross Country Places Eight on All-Conference Squads
GIBSONIA, Pa. —
The Frostburg State men’s and women’s cross country squads placed eight runners on the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference teams, Monday.
Head Coach Randy Lowe earned Coach of the Year honors after guiding the men’s team to its sixth-straight league title and the women to their first title since 2003.
Junior Curt Ruble (Mineral Wells, W.Va./Parkersburg South) led the way for the men, earning Runner of the Year honors and being named to the all-conference first team.
Senior Andy Watson (Gaithersburg, Md./Damascus), junior Zach Gaudette (Queenstown, Md./Kent Island) and sophomore Brian Leiter (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key) also earned All-AMCC honors.
Watson finished third (28:58) at the conference championship while Gaudette was fourth (29:14) and Leiter was ninth (29:37).
Sophomore Jennifer Patton (Barton, Md./Westmar) earned all-conference honors with a runner-up finish at the league championship meet.
Also earning All-AMCC honors for the women, were junior Kara Wastler (Sharpsburg, Md./Boonsboro (Hagerstown CC)) and freshmen Gwen Massey (Thorofare, N.J./West Deptford) and Christina Aumand (Chesapeake Beach, Md./Huntingtown).
The Bobcats return to action on Saturday, November 11 when they travel to Waynesburg, Pa. for the NCAA Division III Mid-East Regional Championships.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303