GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Salisbury University cross country teams made the trip north to run in the Gettysburg College Invitational on Saturday morning. The men placed fifth, of 26 teams, while the women placed 13th. Sophomore Thomas Burke paced the men, placing 14th, and the women were led by freshman Anna Van Zeijts' 72nd-place finish.
Burke's finish, in a time of 26:36.6, helped the Sea Gulls to 166 total points. Dickinson College won the event with 86 points, edging out Lock Haven University (87 points) and Shippensburg University (102). Muhlenberg College finished fourth with 106 points.
Van Zeijts led Salisbury to 387 points with her run of 25:18.1, while Dickinson claimed the top spot with 32 points, followed by Shippensburg (125 points) and Lebanon Valley (129).
The Sea Gulls return to action on Saturday, November 2, when they host the Capital Athletic Conference Championships at Winter Place Park.