Kings Park, N.Y.-The University of Bridgeport men's and women's cross teams took part in their penultimate race of the 2017 schedule on Saturday competing at the St. Joseph's (NY) College Invitational at Sunken Meadow Park on Long Island. The UB men finished 13th out of 21 team, and the Bridgeport women took 17th place out of 18 teams.
On the women's side, senior Joanna Aragon (Bridgeport, Conn.) was the first Purple Knight across the finish line in the 5K race taking 59th scoring position in a time of 24:50.5.
In the men's 8K event, freshman Bretton Marks (Higganum, Conn.) was the Purple Knights top finishers taking 68th scoring place in a time of 33:21.9.
Next Saturday, the UB cross country teams will wrap up the 2017 season at the East Coast Championship Meet that will be hosted by NYIT.