Oct 07, 2017
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Hood College men's cross country team placed 17th out of 28 teams at the DeSales Invitational.
How it Happened
- Zach Crossey finished 55th on the 8,000-meter course in 27:57.0, the 21st fastest time in school history.
- Keegan Bello led a trio of Blazers that finished in a 10-second span. Bello ran a 29:16.7 to claim 92nd. Reese Whitesell's 29:24.3 was 94th and Christopher Burgenson was 97th in 29:26.7.
- R.J. Tucker rounded out Hood's top five with a time of 33:58.9, good for 145th.
- Kyle Lammey and Christopher Maniocha also competed for the Blazers. Lammey was 164th in 36:38.9. Maniocha ran a time of 42:54.9.
- A total of 28 programs earned team scores in a field of 271 runners.
- Wisconsin Lutheran's Jacob Jodat ran a time of 25:52.8 to win the individual title, just over five seconds ahead of Benjamin Schott of Messiah.
- Messiah won the team title with 39 points, edging York (Pa.) by six points.
The Blazers host the Hood College Invitational at Utica Park on October 14.