Garrison leads Marshall women at Pitt Open


By The Marshall Athletic Department



Washington High School graduate Maddy Garrison (72) competes in the Pitt Panther Open Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Garrison led the Marshall women’s cross country team with a 10th place finish. Garrison competed in six meets for Marshall as a freshman setting a new Thundering Herd record for leading her team in every single meet the team competed at in her first collegiate season.

Washington High School graduate Maddy Garrison (72) competes in the Pitt Panther Open Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Garrison led the Marshall women’s cross country team with a 10th place finish. Garrison competed in six meets for Marshall as a freshman setting a new Thundering Herd record for leading her team in every single meet the team competed at in her first collegiate season.


RANKIN, Pa. – Marshall men’s and women’s cross country competed in the first Pitt Panther Opener Friday evening, Aug. 30 at the Carrie Blast Furnace in Rankin, Pennsylvania.

Sophomore Madelyn Garrison placed 10th (14:41.51) to pace the Marshall women.

Freshman Sydney Smith (14:58.16) came in 15th and classmate Julia Muller notched an 18th-place showing (15:03.88). Freshman Abby Herring (33rd, 15:27.16) and sophomore Myah McAlister (41st, 15:44.90) rounded out the scoring for the squad, who posted a team score of 94 points for fourth place.

Freshman Ronnie Saunders led the Thundering Herd with a seventh-place finish in a time of 18:07.78. Senior Daniel Green posted a 14th-place finish (18:34.99), while classmate Alex Minor came in one spot behind in 18:37.96.

Junior Joel Krznaric (24th, 18:46.26) and sophomore Ian Domenick (19:16.32) rounded out the scoring for the Thundering Herd, who finished fourth with 77 points.

The team will be back in action Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Winthrop Invitational.

Washington High School graduate Maddy Garrison (72) competes in the Pitt Panther Open Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Garrison led the Marshall women’s cross country team with a 10th place finish. Garrison competed in six meets for Marshall as a freshman setting a new Thundering Herd record for leading her team in every single meet the team competed at in her first collegiate season.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2019/09/web1_Maddy-Garrison-at-Pitt-Panther-Open-8-30-2019-1.jpgWashington High School graduate Maddy Garrison (72) competes in the Pitt Panther Open Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Garrison led the Marshall women’s cross country team with a 10th place finish. Garrison competed in six meets for Marshall as a freshman setting a new Thundering Herd record for leading her team in every single meet the team competed at in her first collegiate season.

By The Marshall Athletic Department