Wilson leads three Bucs in top five as CSU wins Buccaneer Open

Wilson leads three Bucs in top five as CSU wins Buccaneer Open

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Jeryck Wilson led three Buccaneers in the top five as Charleston Southern won the inaugural Buccaneer Open on Saturday morning.

The Bucs topped the field in the men's six-kilometer race with CSU averaging a 21:16 pace as a team over the course laid out behind the Buccaneer Field House.

Wilson opened up the season in All-Conference form finishing third overall with a time of 21:03.8. Trevor Dominy was one spot back in 21:03.9, while Jaymee Domoney rounded out the individual top five in 21:04.0.

The Citadel's Colin Martin won the individual title with a time of 20:27.9. Savannah State's Terrence Sessoms placed second in 20:59.0.

David Bergamasco added a top-10 finish in his first race with the Bucs. The freshman crossed the line in 21:25.9 to cross the line ninth in the field.

Andrew Akright rounded out the Bucs' team top five with a 15th place result. The sophomore crossed the line in 21:42.2.

Timothy Depue (21:56.7) and Ethan Blevins (22:03.5) also posted strong finishes for the Buccaneers in their first race at CSU. Depue placed 17th in the field, while Blevins was 20th overall.

Benjamin Eddy narrowly missed out on joining the duo in the top 20 with a time of 22:08.4 to place 21st. Joshua Martin and Keith Terry also took on the field for the Bucs on Saturday. Martin crossed the line in 22:57.1 in 29th, while Terry finished in 23:21.9 in 31st.

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CSU continues the 2018 season on September 15 in Rock Hill, S.C. at the Winthrop Invitational. The Bucs will take on the field in a preview on the course slated to host the 2018 NCAA Southeast Regional on November 9.

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