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Anderson takes first place in triathlon opener

September 9, 2012  |  Williamsburg, Va. 

Sophomore Joseph Anderson won the Patriots Sprint Triathlon in Williamsburg, Va., on Sept. 9. The men's triathlon team finished fourth overall and the women finished sixth in the collegiate division in their first race of the season.

Anderson, from Washington D.C., finished the course, winning by 34 seconds with a time of 1 hour, 5 minutes, 18 seconds. It consisted of a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, and 5-kilometer run.

Teammate Blake Williams finished 23rd in 1:12:22.

On the women's side, sophomore Lane Ruchte led the way, finishing ninth with a time of 1:21:52 and Katie Mullaly finished 20th in 1:24:51.

"This is definitely a ‘growing year' for us, but the future sure looks promising," said head coach Beth Frackleton. "I believe this team has great potential and by spring of 2013, will be very competitive."

After a week off, the Flames will next be in action at the Wilmington YMCA Triathlon in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., on Sept. 22 at 7 a.m.

Triathlon Links

No events scheduled for this team.

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at Liberty University Triathlon
Team Finish - 4th

Oct 2
at NC State Championship Draft
Sonnery-Cottet 3rd

Sep 25
at Giant Acorn International
Merryman - 1st

Sep 24
at Giant Acorn International
Merryman - 1st

Sep 18
at Richmond Rox Olympic
Merryman - 2nd

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