Moncton, NB – Both the X-Women and X-Men won their respective team titles at the Moncton Invitational Saturday afternoon.
With 37 points, the X-Women narrowly edged out the second place Acadia Axewomen with 36. The host Moncton Aigles Bleues were third with 93.
The overall race winner was Carol-Ann MacDonald from Moncton at 24:04.70. Acadia's Katie Robinson (24:10.00) and Madalyn Higgins (24:49.60) were second and third.
StFX runners then placed 7th, 9th, 11th and 12th to take home the team title. Paige Chisholm with a time of 25:30.10 came 7th for the X-Women, followed by Jane Hergett (25:38.60) in 9th and Ashley Robson (25:45.50) and Breanna Sandluck (26:06.60) in 11th and 12th. Lauren Liem rounded out the StFX finishers at 26:50.20 in 19th position.
With 21 points, the X-Men beat out the Dalhousie Tigers who had 49. Memorial was third with 73 and Moncton fourth at 132.
Also finishing in the top 10 for the X-Men were Aidan Doherty in 7th place with a time of 29:25.70, and Addison Derhak in 8th at 29:30.50. Luc Gallant (29:58.40) and Patrick Marlow (30:17.90) placed 11th and 13th, while Edward MacDonald (30:42.50) was 17th.
The meet marked the last one of the AUS regular season. The Subway AUS Championship is next on the agenda and will be held on Saturday, October 27th in Halifax.