Leandri Wins Penn State Wilkes-Barre Cross Country Invitational
On Saturday, September 17th, the first PSUAC Cross Country meet of the season took place at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus. The big winner for the day was Penn State Wilkes-Barre Freshman Alex Leandri, who won the women’s race with a time of 17:24 minutes. She blew away the competition as the second-place finisher crossed the finish line with a 18:29 minute time (Amber Martin – Worthington Scranton). Coach Brian Stanchak said after the race “I am so proud of Alex. She has worked tremendously hard throughout the pre-season and all of that hard work paid off for her today.”
The next Cross Country meet of the season will take place at Penn State Mont Alto on Saturday, October 1st.
Men’s Team Winner – Penn College
Women’s Team Winner – Penn State Worthington Scranton
Men’s Individual Winner – Darren Foreman, Penn State Schuylkill
Women’s Individual Winner – Alex Leandri, Penn State Wilkes-Barre