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Reinhardt Wins Regional XC Championships, Qualifies for Nationals

UAlbany Sports Information   11-15-2019

Meet: NCAA Northeast Regional Championships

 

Location: University at Buffalo North Campus in Buffalo, N.Y.

 

Distance: Women – 6K; Men – 10K

 

Team Scoring: Women – 18th, 516 points; Men – 28th, 736 points

 

Short story: Hannah Reinhardt wins UAlbany’s first-ever individual regional title and becomes the first UAlbany national qualifier since Silva Del Fava in 2013.

 

How it happened

  • Hannah Reinhardt won the women’s 6K in a personal-best 19:28.4, defeating runner-up Anna Juul from Harvard (19:31.3)
  • Reinhart breaks her own school record of 19:44.2 set earlier this season
  • Reinhardt is UAlbany’s first-ever NCAA Northeast Regional XC individual champion
  • Reinhardt becomes the second-ever Great Dane, behind Silva Del Fava in 2013, to qualify for NCAA XC Championships
  • Kelly Iocca, Kaylah Quarshie, Mercedes Planavsky, and Noreen Guilfoyle each ran season-bests
  • The women’s scoring gap was three minutes and 18 seconds
  • Harvard won the women’s team title with 92 points
  • Charlie Ragone paced the UAlbany men, finishing 61st in 30:06.2, a personal best by more than three minutes
  • Christopher Perillo also ran a personal best, 30:33.5
  • Brandon Garcia, Nassim Ramdani, and Isaac Menis each ran their first 10K at UAlbany
  • The men’s scoring gap was three minutes and 25 seconds
  • Harvard won the men’s team title, scoring 59 points
  • Hofstra’s Alex Masai won the men’s individual title in 28:42.3, defeating runner-up Kieran Tuntivate from Harvard (28:51.1)

 

Up next: Reinhardt continues on to NCAA XC Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. on Saturday, November 23.

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