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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
Schedule
Results
Sep 24, 9:00 AM - Lake Anna, VA
at
Triathlon
Giant Acorn International
Game Time
Triathlon
at Giant Acorn International
Sep 24, 9:00 AM - Lake Anna, VA

Triathlon
at Giant Acorn International
Sep 25, 9:00 AM - Lake Anna, VA

Triathlon
at NC State Championship Draft
Oct 1, 8:30 AM - Greensboro, NC

Triathlon
at NC State Championship Draft
Oct 2, 8:30 AM - Greensboro, NC

Triathlon
at Liberty University Triathlon
Oct 15, 9:00 AM - Smith Mountain Lake, VA

Full Schedule

Sep 11
Triathlon
at Patriot's Sprint
Merryman - 2nd

Apr 23
Triathlon
at USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals
Merryman - 21st

Apr 22
Triathlon
at USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals
Merryman - 21st

Apr 9
Triathlon
at Belews Lake Triathlon
Merryman - 1st

Apr 2
Triathlon
at Smithfield Triathlon
Merryman - 2nd

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