Fleming Cross-country running team wins bronze medal

Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Cross-country Running Provincial Championships, Saturday Oct. 29th, hosted by St. Lawrence College, Kingston

Sir Sandford Fleming Knights men’s Cross-country Running Team won the bronze medal at the OCAA Championships held Saturday October 29th in Kingston.

Jamie Switzer led the Fleming team, placing third overall and posting a personal best of 26:21 for the 8km distance. Thomas Toth placed 5th overall in a personal best time of 26:58. Switzer and Toth also earned positions on the Ontario All-star team and will represent Ontario at the Canadian Championships in Kamloops BC November 12th.

Other members of Fleming’s bronze medal team included Terry Crain (29:36) , Nick Weissflog (30:41), Luke Hlevanka (32:45) and Mike Engelking (34:39).

Fleming’s women’s team placed 10th overall in the 5km race, led by Rosanna Los 22:29, Jenny Orbell 23:02, Vicky Hegedus 23:03 and Amy Bryant 24:33.

The Fleming teams will travel to Kamloops BC November 11th to compete in the CCAA Championships hosted by Thompson Rivers University November 12th.

Debbie Whalen, Head Coach XC running varsity program
Fleming College