Setting the Scene
What:
 Paul Short Run
Where:
 Goodman Campus Cross Country Course - Bethlehem, Pa.
When: 
Women (Brown 6k Race, 1 p.m.); Men (Brown 8k Race, 12:15 p.m.)

About the Bison (Women)
>> The Bucknell women finished seventh in a competitive field of 13 teams at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational last Friday.
>> The Bison posted a score of 187, finishing ahead of ACC program Clemson, the 13th ranked team in the Southeast region, Charlotte, Appalachian State, American, Loyola and Hofstra.
>> Christine Bendzinski finished 16th out of 126 runners in the 5k race, finishing in 17:40. Bendzinski was the top Patriot League runner in the race by nine spots in the standings.
>> Sarah Chandler finished 25th with a time of 17:55, while Jenna Farmer took 44th to give Bucknell three runners in the top 50.
>> Lauren Gronbeck was the top Patriot League rookie in the race, earning PL Female Rookie Runner of the Week honors. 
>> Bucknell moved up to eighth in the Mid-Atlantic region.

About the Bison (Men)
>> The Bucknell men finished eighth in a field of 14 teams at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational.
>> The Bison posted a score of 218, beating out Patriot League schools American and Loyola, along with finishing ahead of Appalachian State, Clemson, Coastal Carolina and Hofstra.
>> Luke Giugliano took 27th in a field of 113 runners in the 8k race, finishing in 24:47. He was the top Patriot League runner by 16 spots in the standings.
>> Freshman Ben Siciliano finished 43rd, earning PL Male Rookie Runner of the Week honors, while classmates Drew Dorflinger (57th) and Jacob Stupak (58th) rounded out the top runners for the Bison following Giugliano. 
>> Bucknell ranks 10th in the Mid-Atlantic region. 

Paul Short Run Competing Teams (Women)
>> The Bison will compete against 13 Division I schools, including regionally ranked teams and Patriot League programs on Saturday. Below are Bucknell’s ranked and conference opponents:

>> Colgate
>> Lafayette
>> Lehigh
>> Navy (ranked 11th in the Mid-Atlantic region)
>> Princeton (ranked fourth in the Mid-Atlantic region)

Paul Short Run Competing Teams (Men)
>> The Bison will compete against 14 Division I schools, including regionally ranked teams and Patriot League programs on Saturday. Below are Bucknell’s ranked and conference opponents:

>> Binghamton (ranked 12th in the Northeast region)
>> Colgate
>> Holy Cross
>> Lafayette
>> Lehigh (ranked sixth in the Mid-Atlantic region)
>> Loyola
>> Navy (ranked fifth in the Mid-Atlantic region)
>> Princeton (ranked third in the Mid-Atlantic region)

Up Next
>> Bucknell returns to action Oct. 14 to compete at the Penn State Open.