MileSplit XC Super 50 Individuals (2nd release)

By Aaron Rich and Margot Kelly


Girls Rankings


Foot Locker finalist, Grace Tinkey from GA moved into the top spot with a series of sub-18 clockings and an undefeated record in 2011.  Big movers were also evident from DE and WI.  Julie Macedo (DE) blasted a 16:53 5k in New Jersey to move into the number two spot while Molly Seidel (WI) ran a 13:19 for 4k which is one of the fastest 4k times recorded to move into the third spot.  Also moving into the rankings is Jordyn Colter (CO), the super-frosh who has been impressive in-state and out of state as well.  Full updates on each athletes recent accomplishments are below.  Be sure to click on each athletes name to see times, articles, photos and interviews of each athlete if available.




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Current Rank Athlete Name State Weekly results

Grace Tinkey


17:45.56 win at a local duel meet.  Under 18 4 times this season.
2 Julie Macedo DE Rocked a 16:53 5k to win by over a minute at the Six Flags Safari Invite in NJ.
3 Molly Seidel WI Ran a blazing 13:19 for 4k in Wisconsin.

Carrie Verdon



16:59 in the Division 3 race for the fastest time of the day at the Stanford Invite.

5 Erin Finn MI 17:16 win at the Spartan Invite in MI.
6 Camille Chapus CA 16:20 3 mile win at the Woodbridge Invite in CA.
7 Wesley Frazier NC

17:42.30 in the 5000m at the adidas XC meet for 6th in the college race.

8 Abbey Leonardi ME 18:25 5k duel win on a tough ME course.
9 Amy-Eloise Neale WA 17:09 5k for 1st in the seeded race at the Stanford Invite.  
10 Kendra Weitz WA 17:21.98 to win at the Sundodger Invite ahead of Meyers.
11 Maddie Meyers WA 17:38.25 for an impressive win at Nike Pre-Nationals in OR.

Katie Knight

WA Won the Bob Firman Invite with a time of 18:07.89.
13 Jordyn Colter CO 17:41.90 to finish 2nd at Nike Pre-Nats behind Meyers.
14 Samantha Nightingale MO 14:15 for 4k at Rim Rock to narrowly miss the record.
15 Jillian Fanning NY 18:05.20 win at VVS Invite as F-M is perfect in their opener!
16 Megan Lacy NJ 18:04.20 at Briarwood PA for 3rd fastest time ever.
17 Kelsey Margey NY 18:51.10 for the win at the Bruce McDonald Invite.
18 Karlie Garcia CA 2nd at Stanford Invite with a time of 17:09 in the Division 3 race.
19 Allie Ostrander AK 18:07.64 to win the AK Region 3 Championships.
20 Shelby Davidson FL 18:12 clocking to win the FSU Invite in FL.
21 Angel Piccirillo PA 17:36 win at Penn State for #2 All-Time on the course.
22 Lauren Mullins NY 18:30.65 to net a win at the Baldwinsville Invite.
23 Laura Leff NY 2nd at the VVS Invite in 18:09.40.
24 Christie Rutledge NY 3rd at the VVS Invite behind Fanning and Leff in 18:23.20.


Haley Pierce DE Has yet to open her season, but Tatnall looking very tough as a team!
Watch list: Sophie Chase (VA); Caroline Kellner (NJ); Margo Malone (PA); Heather Martin (NY); Emily Nist (ID); Catarina Rocha (MA); Sara Sargent (PA); Brooke Wolfe (IL); Amy Weissenbach (CA); Clare Carrol (CA); Caroline Hardin (MT); Sarah Baxter (CA); Samantha Nadel (NY); Erin Hooker CO); Hannah Meier (MI); Sarah Fakler (AZ); Rolonda Jumbo (AZ)



Boys Rankings


The US#1 slot belongs continues to belong to Edward Cheserek (St. Benedict's Prep, NJ) as he set an impressive course record at the Garret Mountain course in NJ with a 14:53 clocking.  The old record was 15:15.  Futsum Zeinasellassie (IN) continues at US#2, but it is a VERY close second as he blasted a 14:36 5k to defeat sub-9 two miler Jason Crist by 50 seocnds!  Tony Smoragiewicz (SD) sits at US#3 but he has not opened his season due to the Triathlon champs from a few weeks ago. Full updates on each athletes recent accomplishments are below.  Be sure to click on each athletes name to see times, articles, photos and interviews of each athlete if available.




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Current Rank Athlete Name State Weekly results
1 Edward Cheserek NJ 14:53 at Garret Mountain to scorch the course record of 15:15.
2 Futsum Zeinasellassie IN 14:36 5k to demolish the field at the Flashrock Invite.
3 Tony Smoragiewicz SD Has not opened his 2011 season yet.
4 Jacob Burcham WV 15:03 to win the Trinity Invite last weekend.
5 Darren Fahy CA Won the Stanford Invite with a time of 14:54 for 5k.
6 Andrew Gardner WA 14:57 3 miler at a GSL meet to win by 36 seconds.
7 Anthony Armstrong WA 15:00 5k at the New Balance Festival.
8 Daniel Vertiz TX 14:48.50 at UTSA Invite for the win.
9 Thomas Graham NC 15:18.70 to win the adidas XC Challenge.
10 Jake Leingang ND 15:33.44 to win the Gold race at the Griak Invite.
11 Brock Baker TN 15:07 for 2nd behind Burcham at Trinity.
12 Jason Crist IN 15:26.90 for 2nd behind Futsum at Flashrock.
13 Tsehaye Hiluf OH 15:05.50 at the Galion Festival for the 4th win of the season.
14 Dallin Farnsworth ID 15:45.25 to win the Bob Firman Invite.

CJ Albertson


14:13 at the Woodbridge Classic for 1st.


Nathan Weitz

WA 14:33.68 for 3 miles at the Sundodger Invite.

Dustin Wilson

PA Rolled to the win at the Briarwood Invite in 15:39.
18 Jacob Morgan KS 15:13.18 for CR at Rim Rock Classic for third win of the season.
19 Luis Luna CA 2nd at Stanford Invite in a time of 15:08.10.
20 Danny Carney CO 15:29 to win Liberty Bell with 41 second improvement from last year.
21 Mike Marsella RI Blasted a 15:35 5k for a big win at the Manchester Invite.
22 Elliot Clemente FL 15:26.62 to win the UF Mt Dew Invite in FL.
23 Sean McGorty VA 15:53 for the win at the tough Bull Run 3 mile layout.
24 Robert Domanic TX 14:39.42 5k win at the Boswell Invite.
25 Clayton Young UT 15:39 to win a Regional meet in UT.


Watch list: Tim Ball (NJ); Danny Carney (CO); Michael Clevenger (IL); Christian Delgado (NY); Jonah Diaz (CA); Kevin Durham (CA); Silvester Harrison (TX); Christopher Kelsey (IN); Daniel Martinez (CA); Nick Ryan (NY); Jacob Thomson (KY); Ahmed Bile (VA); Korey Krotzer (WA) Sergio Gonzalez (CA); Ahmed Bile (VA); Bernie Montoya (AZ); Sam Hibbs (PA); Zach Herriott (MO); Luke Brahm (IN); Carl Smith (IN); Jacob Thomson (KY); Kevin Hoyos (TX)