Bottle & Cork 5k 2017

On September 9th, UD’s Club Cross Country Team raced in the Bottle and Cork 5k in Dewey Beach, DE. Clear skies presented ideal conditions and the Blue Hens ran a great race–complete results can be found here, more info on the race here, and photos here. UD was well represented, with 40 competitors running for our club!

The race kicked off at 8 a.m. and the first to finish was junior Sam Hete, who completed the race in a time of 16:20.9. After him was senior Chris Kitson, who placed 2nd in 16:46.1. Our next finisher was freshman Brandon Quanci, who placed 4th in 17:19.6, and was followed by the men’s distance captain, sophomore Brendan Jones, who finished 5th in 17:28.6.

For the women, the overall winner was freshman Julia McMasters, who finished in 19:24.8. Freshman Elise Laframboise placed 3rd with a time of 20:33.7. After her was sophomore Abby Kaye, who crossed the line in 4th place in 20:37.0. Next came freshman Emily Magoon, placing 5th in 21:01.9.

Great job to everyone! Pictures can be found below.

Team photo

Girl’s team after the race

Men’s top finishers