KEENE STATE COLLEGE INVITATIONAL

at Keene, N.H.
Saturday, October 9, 1999

The Tufts Jumbos placed three runners in the top 10 en route to an impressive second-place show at the 1999 Keene State College Invitational in New Hampshire. Senior Matt Lyons (Wakefield, MA) led the way with a 25:57 finish that was fourth overall. Senior Steve Kaye (Upper Saddle River, NJ) 43 seconds behind Kaye for seventh overall with a 26:40 finish. Classmate Peter Rodrigues (Weatogue, CT) was 10th in 26:52 to help the Jumbos finish as a comfortable runner-up to host Keene. The Championship Season starts this coming weekend with the All-New England Championship Race at Franklin Park in Boston on Friday afternoon (Oct. 15).

Team Scores:
1) Keene State    26 (1, 2, 5, 8, 10)
2) Tufts    53 (4, 7, 9, 13, 20)
3) Brandeis    82 (3, 6, 18, 25, 30)
4) Dartmouth    113 (12, 15, 22, 27, 37)
5) UMass Lowell    125 (17, 19, 26, 31, 32)
6) Middlebury    132 (11, 21, 29, 33, 38)
7) UMass-Dartmouth    202 (24, 42, 43, 46, 47)
8) Norwich    254 (41, 50, 52, 55, 56)
9) Rhode Island College    266 (45, 51, 53, 57, 60)
10) Fitchburg State    305 (49, 62, 63, 64, 67)

Top 10 Individuals:
1) Scott Jenson, Keene State    25:31
2) Matt St. Germaine, Keene State    25:46
3) Samson Yohannes, Brandeis    25:55
4) Matt Lyons, Tufts    25:57
5) Tom Anderson, Unattached    26:22
6) Wilson Perez, Keene State    26:32
7) Rusty Nelson, Brandeis    26:33
8) Steve Kaye, Tufts    26:40
9) Paul Visser, Keene State    26:49
10) Peter Rodrigues, Tufts    26:52

Other Tufts finishers:
14) Jason Mann    27:03
22) Dave Patterson    27:20
25) Aristides Cruz    27:30
30) Ben Smith    27:44
34) Adam Sharp    27:52
43) Justin Lewis    28:22
49) Steven Fiore    28:37
50) Jason Hewitt    28:43
64) Ethan Danahy    29:34
71) Sean Aronson    29:49
72) Andy Tupaj    29:50
74) Paul Berry    29:54
77) Yee-Huan Cheng    20:06
81) Jonah Misterka    30:17
97) Adam Pignatelli    32:36