BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Senior Patrick Watson took first place with an 8k time of 24:24.4 at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals, hosted by Muhlenberg, making him the first Mustang in program history to win an individual regional championship. The win also qualifies Watson for the NCAA Division III Championships, which will be held at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky on November 23. This will be Watson's third-straight NCAA Championship appearance.
SALISBURY, Md. - Senior Patrick Watson set a new course and program record at the Don Cathcart Invitational, hosted by Salisbury, with an 8k time of 24:15.21. Watson surpassed his school record time achieved at last year's NCAA Division III Championships by just over 33 seconds.
LEBANON, Pa. - Senior Patrick Watson picked up his second career victory with a personal-best 6k time of 18:23.42 at the Elizabethtown Short Course Invite, held at the Union Canal Tunnel Park. Watson, who has won his last two races, finished almost 12 seconds (11.99) ahead of the second-place runner.
STEVENSON, Md. - Senior Patrick Watson took first place at the Shannon Henretty Invite, held on the Greenspring Campus, with an 8k time of 25:55. The host Mustangs, who swept the first seven spots, finished with 15 points.
EMMITTSBURG, Md. - Senior Patrick Watson opened up his final collegiate campaign with a 5k time of 15:40.91, which gave him fourth place overall out of 87 Division I and III athletes. The Mustangs, who are ranked sixth in the USTFCCCA Mideast Region preseason rankings, finished seventh in the team standings with a score of 165.