University of Maine Farmington's Matt Reid chased down teammate Thomas Wing to win the Men's UMF 7.5k freestyle race at Black Mountain on January 21st. Reid's time of 21:24.8 was about 4 seconds faster than Wing, who finished second. Jorday Fried of UMF came in third with a time of 21:37.1.
In the Women's race it was Saylor Stugar of Bates capturing the gold with a finish of 28:50.4. UMF's Leah Hardy's time of 32:49.2 earned her second place while Megan Detels of Bates came in third, finishing the course in 33:49.8