Westfield, Mass. – The Clark University men's cross country placed 30th at the James Earley Invitational at Stanley Memorial Park in an event hosted by Westfield State University on Saturday morning.
It was Brandeis University who took the team title, finishing ahead of Tufts University and Norwich University.
Junior Alex Hull (Mount Laurel, N.J.) set the tempo for Clark with a 108th place finish, crossing the finish line in 27:52 over the 8K course.
Senior Samuel Smith (Hopkinton, N.H.) was 227th (29:33).
Freshman Satchel Smith (Treasure Island, Fla.) finished 236th (29:44).
Freshman Thomas Alden (Groton, Mass.) finished 280th (30:20).
Sophomore Isaac Stone (Natick, Mass.) was 304th (30:55).
Sophomore Ben Forman (Glenside, Penn.) took 321st (31:19).
Freshman Jack Han (Bakersfield, Calif.) was 322nd (31:21).
Freshman Griffin Simmons (South Berwick, Maine) was 371st (33:20).
Junior Cameron Mitchell (North Chatham, Mass.) was 374th (33:30).
"Exciting race with a lot of season pr's," said Clark University head coach Bill Gray. "We sat out a few guys due to injury so it was good to see Sam and Satchel step up."
The Cougars return to action on Saturday when they head to Waterford, Conn. for the Connecticut College Invitational.