Luk Olenginski Paces F&M at Long-Short Invite

Luk Olenginski Paces F&M at Long-Short Invite

NEWVILLE, Pa. — Luk Olenginski placed 47th to lead Franklin & Marshall to an eighth place finish at the Dickinson Long-Short Course Invitational hosted by Dickinson on Saturday afternoon. The Invite featured 35 teams from both Division II and Division III. 

Olenginski completed the 4k course in 12:52.74, while Brayden Burleigh from Shippensburg took first at 11:53.76. Lock Haven took the team title, followed by Shippensburg and Carnegie Mellon. 

Bryan Andrews (12:57.43), Michael Whalen (12:57.43) and Greg Olenginski (12:58.87) took 49th-51st  and James Hamilton finished in 13:11.12 for 66th. Brien Miceli ran 13:27.24, J.T. Paganelli took 113th at 13:36.89 and Carlton Christie placed in the top half of the field with a time of 13:47.37. 

James Galasso (13:56.54), John Vallachi (13:56.88), Leo Generali (14:03.03) and Carson Morris (14:09.62) finished within seconds of each other while Phil Johnson (14:35.87), Adam Caccavale (14:44.48) and Ignacio Picado Fallas (14:49.81) rounded out the Diplomats squad. 

F&M returns to action next Saturday at the Salisbury Don Cathcart Invitational.