Tech runners took the top three individual spots in the 5k women's race, led by junior Tasmin Fanning's first-place time of 18:51. Fanning has not only turned in the Hokies' highest finish in two of the first two meets this fall, but has also topped the individual standings in a meet twice this season. Senior Natalie Sherbak followed in second place with an 18:58 effort, while Kelly Clark finished third in 19:09.
Senior Billy Berlin became the third different Hokie to lead the men's team this season. Berlin finished second overall in the individual standings of the 8k men's race with a time of 26:46.74. The Hokies took the next three spots, with Paul LaPenna finishing in 26:51.18 for third place while Devin Cornwall (26:51.41) and Zach Thomas (26:55.94).
The Hokies' next competition is in Williamsburg, Va., at the William & Mary Invitational on Sept. 29. The meet is set to start at 10 a.m.