ECAC DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

8 Kilometers
at Grafton, MA
Saturday, November 6, 1999

Senior Steve Kaye (Upper Saddle River, NJ) blazed the pace and the Tufts men's cross country team won its second ECAC Division III Championship Race on its home course in Grafton on Saturday (Nov. 6). Kaye won the race by nearly 15 seconds with a 26:23.94 finish, while classmate Peter Rodrigues (Weatogue, CT) in 27:01.38 and senior David Patterson (Shutesbury, MA) in 27:06.74 were seventh and ninth, respectively.Though some teams choose to rest their top runners at this race, Tufts was not challenged in preparation for this coming Saturday's NCAA Regional Championship Race at UMass-Dartmouth.

Top 10 Men's Teams (32 total)
1. Tufts    50 (1, 6, 8, 12, 23)
2. Williams    87 (4, 16, 18, 22, 27)
3. Bowdoin    152 (9, 29, 30, 41, 43)
4. Connecticut College    172 (10, 11, 21, 44, 86)
5. Middlebury    194 (20, 34, 38, 48, 54)
6. Keene State    210 (5, 31, 33, 64, 77)
7. Bates    227 (19, 32, 50, 55, 71)
8. Merchant Marine Academy    260 (3, 14, 73, 82, 88)
9. Amherst    297 (26, 45, 70, 72, 84)
10. Southern Maine    313 (37, 42, 60, 79, 95)

Top 10 Men's Individuals
1. Stephen Kaye, Tufts 26:23.94
2. Greg Stowell, Hobart 26:38.21
3. Kris Houghton, Merchant Marine 26:53.66
4. Karl Remsen, Williams 26:57.11
5. Paul Phelps, Keene State 26:59.74
6. Dan Dix, Southern Vermont 27:00.66
7. Peter Rodrigues, Tufts 27:01.38
8. Jeremy Drowne, Plattsburgh State 27:03.82
9. David Patterson, Tufts 27:06.74
10. Forest Wilbur, Framingham State 27:13.06

Other Tufts Finishers:
14) J.R. Cruz    27:21.51
26) Ben Smith    27:41.43
39) Adam Sharp    28:12.98
43) Justin Lewis    28:18.14

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