Men's Cross Country Finishes 11th Out Of 47 Teams At New England Championhsips
Boston The Quinnipiac University men's cross country team finished 11th at the New England Championships at Franklin Park. Richard Klauber (Thomaston, Conn.) finished as the top Quinnipiac runner with a time of 25:15, good for 21st overall out of 315 total runners. That time was a Quinnipiac freshman record on the Franklin Park course.
Junior Tyler Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) crossed the line second for the Bobcats in 31st with a time of 25:22. Dan Roark (Dracut, Mass.) and John Greenlaw (Hampstead, N.H.) finished with times of 25:59 and 26:04, good for 76th and 83rd, respectively. Addison Pellerano (Surry, Maine) crossed the line in 116th place with a time of 26:28. Senior Captain Jack McDonald (Cheshire, Conn.) finished sixth on the team and 143rd overall with a time of 26:43.
Quinnipiac's 327 points were good for 11th in a field of 47 teams. UMass-Lowell finished in first with 77 points, followed by the University of New Hampshire, Brown, Dartmouth and UMass-Amherst. Quinnipiac also competed in the Junior Varsity race at Franklin Park.
"I'm very happy with the way we raced today," said Coach Shawn Green. "We had a great team effort this morning."
The Bobcats will race again Friday, Oct. 17, at the Penn State National Invitational at State College, Pa. The race is scheduled for a 10 a.m. start.