KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2019) – U.S. Merchant Marine Academy freshman Will Bucher (Carlisle, Pa.) was named the Skyline Conference men's cross country Rookie of the Week, and sophomore Brennan Shute (Brennan Shute) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll, the conference announced on Monday evening. The praise comes after the duo helped lead the Mariners to a fourth-place team finish at the NYIT Invitational this past Saturday.
Bucher placed 22nd in the men's 4.7-mile race after completing the loop in 24:28.90.
Schute was the first Mariner to cross the finish line in the race, as he came in 15th place with a time of 24:09.81.
For the complete release from the Skyline Conference, click here.
Additional photos have been added to the photo gallery from Saturday's meet. You can view the photo gallery at this link.
Up next, the Mariners will take part in the 12th Annual MSMC Knight Invitational hosted by fellow Skyline Conference school Mount St. Mary on Saturday, Oct. 5, up at the Hudson Valley Sportsdome in Milton, N.Y. The men's 8K race is scheduled to begin at 12-noon.
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