Setting the Scene
What:
Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
When:
Friday, September 23, 2016 – 10 a.m. (Women’s 5k), 10:30 a.m. (Men’s 8k)
Where:
Panorama Farms, Earlysville, Va.
Live Results

About the Bison (Women)
>> Bucknell is currently ranked ninth in the Mid-Atlantic region.
>> The Bison women return to action after last competing at the 30th Annual Detroit Titan Invitational on Sept. 10.
>> Bucknell captured its sixth team title at Cass Benton Park, beating out three other Division I programs with 23 points.
>> Leading the way for the Bison was Kate Scott, who won her second-straight race of the season at the 5k event with a time of 17:55, beating the second place finisher by 12 seconds en route to being named Patriot League Female Runner of the Week.
>> Bucknell occupied seven of the top 10 spots in a field of 54 Division I runners.
>> Sarah Chandler finished third in 18:15, followed Christine Bendzinski in fourth in 18:21. Elizabeth Sheprow finished seventh, followed by Jenna Farmer, Lauren Gronbeck and Christine O’Kane, respectively.    

About the Bison (Men)
>> The Bucknell men are currently ranked 10th in the Mid-Atlantic region.
>> The Bison also competed at the Detroit Titan Invitational, winning their third-ever team title at Cass Benton Park.
>> In a field of 41 Division I runners, Luke Giugliano was the runner-up, completing the four-mile course in 20:32.
>> Bucknell claimed eight of the top 10 spots in the field. Ross Pirnie finished third in the race, followed by Drew Dorflinger, Ben Siciliano, Will Bordash, Brian Dengler and Jacob Stupak, respectively, while Zach Williams finished 10th.

UVA/Panorama Invite Competing Teams (Women)
>> The Bucknell women will compete against some top competition Friday. Below is a list of competing teams.

  • - American
  • - Appalachian State (ranked 15th in the Southeast region)
  • - BYU (ranked third in the Mountain region; 19th in national poll)
  • - Charlotte
  • - Clemson (ranked 13th in the Southeast region)
  • - Coastal Carolina (ranked eighth in the Southeast region)
  • - Hofstra
  • - Loyola
  • - SMU (ranked fifth in the South Central region)
  • - Syracuse (ranked second in the Northeast region; 16th in national poll)
  • - Virginia (ranked second in the Southeast region; 14th in national poll)
  • - William & Mary (ranked third in the Southeast region)

UVA/Panorama Invite Competing Teams (Men)
>> The Bucknell men will compete against some top competition Friday. Below is a list of competing teams.

  • - American
  • - Appalachian State (ranked 12th in the Southeast region)
  • - BYU (ranked fourth in the Mountain region; 12th in national poll)
  • - Campbell (ranked seventh in the Southeast Region)
  • - Charlotte
  • - Clemson- Coastal Carolina
  • - Hofstra
  • - Loyola
  • - Stanford (ranked second in the West region; fourth in national poll)
  • - Syracuse (ranked first in the Northeast region; first in national poll)
  • - Virginia (ranked second in the Southeast region; 11th in national poll)
  • - William & Mary (ranked 11th in the Southeast region)

Up Next
>> Bucknell returns to action Oct. 1 to compete at the Paul Short Run, hosted by Lehigh.