W&L Men's Cross Country Takes Sixth Place at Great American XC Festival

CARY, N.C. -- Washington and Lee's men's cross country team took part in the Great American Cross Country Festival on Friday afternoon and took sixth place out of 12 teams.

W&L's top finisher was junior Matt Gossett (Atlanta, Ga./Wesleyan), who took 19th place overall with a time of 27:08. He was followed by sophomore Tyler Gehrs (Alexandria, Va./St. Andrews), who finished in a time of 27:30 to take 26th overall and junior Robert Warneford-Thomson (Richmond, Va./Trinity Episcopal), who took 27th overall with a time of 27:32.
Rounding out the Generals' finishers were first-year Kane Thomas (Seattle, Wash./Shorewood), who finished with a time of 27:42, good for 31st place and senior Rob George (Middletown, N.J./Middletown South), who took 38th place with a time of 28:08.
The Generals will take a week off before returning to action on October 16, when they take part in the Oberlin Inter-Region Rumble. Race time is slated for 11:00 am.