FOLIAGE CLASSIC

8,000 Meter Run
at Tufts University's Farmcourse (Grafton, Massachusetts)
Saturday, October 2, 1999

The Tufts Jumbos played all five scorers in the Top 10 to beat out a field of higher division teams at the Foliage Classic on the Farmcourse at the Tufts Vet School. With 30 points, the Jumbos topped Division I Northeastern and Division IIs Bentley and UMass-Lowell. Senior Pete Rodrigues (Weatogue, CT), senior captain Matt Lyons (Wakefield, MA) and sophomore Jason Mann (Rosemont, PA) finished 3-4-5 to lead the Jumbos, while senior Steve Kaye (Upper Saddle River, NJ) and junior Dave Patterson (Shutesbury, MA) were close behind.

Team Scores:
1) Tufts University    30 (3, 4, 5, 8, 10)
2) Northeastern University    51 (6, 9, 11, 12, 13)
3) Bentley College    70 (1, 2, 18, 24, 25)
4) UMass Lowell    80 (7, 15, 17, 19, 22)

Top 10 Individuals:
1) Mello, Gary JR Bentley College    25:30.80
2) Raffetto, Lou FR Bentley College    26:37.60
3) Rodrigues, Peter SR Tufts University    26:44.00
4) Lyons, Matt SR Tufts University    26:48.00
5) Mann, Jason SO Tufts University    26:50.20
6) Guerin, Bing SR Northeastern University    26:54.70
7) LaValley, Jayson SR UMass Lowell    26:59.50
8) Kaye, Steve SR Tufts University    27:05.70
9) Young, Ray SR Northeastern University    27:15.50
10) Patterson, Dave JR Tufts University    27:21.80

Other Tufts finishers:
14) Cruz, J.R. SO    27:30.20
16) Wilairat, Adrian JR    27:44.40
26) Fiore, Steve FR    28:42.80
27) Sharp, Adam FR    28:45.90
28) Lewis, Justin SO    28:50.00
32) Hewitt, Jason SR    29:11.90
35) Aronson, Sean JR    29:32.00
38) Danahy, Ethan SR    29:48.80
39) Pignatelli, Adam SR    30:05.10
43) Tupaj, Andy JR    30:21.20
44) Cheng, Yee-Huan FR    30:24.20
46) Murphy, John FR    31:28.10
48) Guzman, Enrique FR    31:57.40
49) Bedoukian, Matt SO    32:27.60
50) Barry, Dan FR    33:09.30