No. 20 Men's Cross Country Places Fourth at NCAA Regionals

No. 20 Men's Cross Country Places Fourth at NCAA Regionals

THE BASICS:

- Location: Pickard Fields (Brunswick, Maine)

- The Lead: On Saturday at the NCAA New England Regional Championship, the No. 20 ranked MIT men's cross country team finished fourth overall with a total of 145 points as the team had four All-Region performers. The event was hosted by Bowdoin College.

A LOOK INSIDE THE RESULTS:

- Freshman Andrew Mah (Newton, Mass.) was the top rookie in the region as he finished 13th in a time of 25:23.66. Senior Josh Rosenkranz (Glencoe, Ill.) was up next in 19th place at 25:42.82, followed by junior Josh Derrick (Winnetka, Ill.) in 31st at 25:54.86. Junior Billy Woltz (Logan, Ohio) earned All-Region honors as he ran a time of 25:55.60 to finish in 32nd place, while senior Aidan Gilson (Florence, Mass.) placed 50th in a time of 26:11.41.

- Senior Alex Knapp (West Chester, Pa.) was the No. 6 runner for the Engineers in 65th place at 26:29.66, while sophomore Kent Slaney (Palo Alto, Calif.) rounded out the squad in 117th place with a time of 27:19.49.

- Earning USTFCCCA All-Region honors on Saturday were Mah, Rosenkranz, Derrick and Woltz.

- The Engineers defeated three nationally-ranked teams on Saturday with No. 24 Bates, No. 29 Connecticut College and No. 32 Bowdoin.

UP NEXT:

- The qualifiers for the upcoming NCAA Division III National Championship will be posted at www.ncaa.com by 3 p.m. Eastern on Sunday afternoon. That event is slated for Saturday, November 17th at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Wis.

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