Schuylkill Freshman wins PSUAC Cross Country State Championship

Penn State Schuylkill freshman, Darren Foreman completed an undefeated season in PSUAC meets, by winning the PSUAC cross country state championship meet, at Penn State Fayette, on Saturday, October 22, 2011.  Foreman is the first Schuylkill cross country runner to win the state title since 2004.  He covered the 5-mile course in 31 minutes, 16 seconds.   Foreman and team members, Shady Nasralla, Kyle Heffner, Rashanrd Allen and Lauren Malampy have been invited to compete in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association national championship meet at Lake Place on November 11, becoming the first Penn State Schuylkill cross country team to earn a bid to a national meet.

At the state championship meet, Shady Nasralla placed 7th, in a time of 32:33.  Kyle Heffner finished 15th in 34:18, with Quenton James placing 28th in 37:18.  Rashard Allen placed 32nd, in 38:15.  Patrick McFadden finished 40th with a time of 41:20.  Eric Barno placed 47th in 43:13.  Andrew Ruppert finished 50th in a time of 44:44.

In the woman's race, Lauren Malampy placed 7th on the 3.1-miles course, with a time of 25:43.