Watson Cruises to MAC Title, Mustangs Finish Second at MAC Championships

FREDERICK, Md. - Senior Patrick Watson won the Stevenson men's cross country program's first individual conference championship with a time of 24:51.34 at the MAC Cross Country Championships, hosted by Hood. Watson, who won the race by over 22 seconds, has won five-straight meets heading into the regional championships. The Mustangs, who had three runners finish in the top four, took second overall in the team standings for the third-straight time (70). Widener took the title with 53 points.

Senior Nikita Kulick placed third overall, which earned him All-MAC first team honors, with a personal-best time of 25:31.28. Senior Iddriss Iddriss finished right behind Kulick and in fourth place with a personal record of 25:42.2. Iddriss also earned first team honors.

Freshman Samuel Iseman also clocked a personal best, placing 18th with an 8k time of 26:24.78. Iseman picked up second team honors with his top-20 finish.

Freshman Johnathan Womack completed the team score for Stevenson with a personal record, 26:59.62.

Sophomores Taylor Farnsworth and Anders Chattin crossed the line with times of 28:22.31 and 28:49.85, respectively.

Watson will look to make it three-straight NCAA Championship appearances when the Mustangs compete at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships, hosted by Muhlenberg on Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m.