Men's Cross Country 7th At NEWMAC Championships

Men's Cross Country 7th At NEWMAC Championships

Northampton, Mass. – Alex Hull (Mount Laurel, N.J.) posted a top 50 finish and the Clark University men's cross country team finished in seventh place at the New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's cross country championships on Saturday afternoon at Smith College.

Hull finished in 43rd place, completing the 8K layout in 27:51.

Amazingly, MIT won their 19th consecutive team title as they pushed seven of the top nine runners across the finish line led by individual champion Matt Deyo (25:26). WPI took second with 55 points, while Babson College (96 points) finished in third, Coast Guard (112 points) took fourth and Springfield College (116 points) took fifth. Sixth place Emerson College (201 points), seventh place Clark University (205 points) and eighth place Wheaton College (235 points) rounded out the field.

The Rundown:
Junior Alex Hull (Mount Laurel, N.J.) finished 43rd (27:51).
Junior Ryan VanDine (Bolton, Conn.) was 71st (29:32).
Senior Samuel Smith (Hopkinton, N.H.) finished 76th (29:53).
Freshman Satchel Smith (Treasure Island, Fla.) was 77th (29:58).
Freshman Thomas Alden (Groton, Mass. finished 79th (30:11).
Senior Ethan Winslow (Pittsfield, Mass.) was 83rd (30:51).
Sophomore Isaac Stone (Natick, Mass.) finished 86th (31:24).

Coach Speak:
"I asked this team to come to compete and we did today," said Clark University head coach Bill Gray. "I am so proud of how they represented today."

Up Next:
The Cougars are back in action on Saturday, November 12 when they take part in the NCAA Division III New England Championship.