BETHLEHEM, PA. - Junior Langston Gash shattered his previous school record in the 8k with a time of 25:11 at the Paul Short Invitational, hosted by Lehigh University. Gash, who surpassed his own school record by 25 seconds, finished 20th overall out of 217 runners in the men's Non-Division I Brown Race.
The Mustangs finished 15th out of 24 schools with a team score of 403, with six of the seven Stevenson runners clocking personal bests.
Sophomore Patrick Watson set a new personal best with a time of 26:02, which gave him 76th place overall.
Junior Sam Mercoli turned in a solid time of 27:04 for Stevenson.
Austin Cooper of Indiana University (Pa.) crossed the line first with a time of 24:35. Queen's University (Ontario, Canada) won the team title with a score of 64.
For their next race, the Mustangs will travel across the country to compete at the Pomona-Pitzer Cross Country Invite held in Claremont, California on Saturday, October 14 at 7:45 am.