MIT Places Seventh at Brooks Invitational

OSHKOSH, Wis. – Running on a course that will serve as the host for this year's NCAA Division III championship, the No. 7 MIT men's cross country team finished seventh out of a field of 47 teams at the Brooks Invitational on Saturday. Daniel Harper (Naperville, Ill.) led the way for Tech with a 13th-place showing over the eight-kilometer course.

After Harper's 13th-place result, Stephen Serene (Washington, D.C.) was the next MIT harrier across the finish, with a time of 25:49, good for 32nd overall. Roy Wedge (Lawrence, Kan.) came through directly behind Serene in 25:50. Allen Leung (Arcadia, Calif.) posted a time of 26:14, good for 70th place while Benjamin Mattocks (Sharon, Mass.) secured 99th place with his time of 26:29.

Defending national champion, North Central College, earned the team title with 49 points. MIT had a total of 240 points for seventh place.

Tech will be off next weekend before returning to action at the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship meet in two weeks. The Engineers will look to capture their 14th-straight league crown on Sunday, October 30 at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.