JUMBOS TOP FIELD AT WESTFIELD'S JAMES EARLY INVITE

COLLEGE MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
James Early Invitational
At Westfield, MA
Saturday, October 19, 2002

Race Results

WESTFIELD -- The Tufts Men's Cross Country team competed in the seventh annual James Early Invitational hosted by Westfield State College on Saturday, finishing in first place out of 27 teams.  Scoring 72 points, the Jumbos finished ahead of MIT, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Trinity College, and Colby College, which were the top five teams.

Sophomore Nate Brigham (Penacook, NH) finished first for Tufts clocking in at 25:29.90 to place sixth overall out of a group of about 300 runners.  Junior Peter Bromka (Portland, OR) crossed the line at 25:46.00 for an 11th place finish, while freshman Matt Lacey (Amherst, MA) finished two places behind Bromka in 25:57.20.  Junior Ian Joseph (Lexington, MA) in 26:09.70 and freshman Neil Orfield (Burnsville, MN) in 26:36.90 rounded out the top five for Tufts, capturing the 17th and 25th places, respectively.

Other finishers for Tufts included sophomore Michael Don (Clayton, MO) in 26:43.30, junior Pete Jurczynski (Schenectady, NY) in 26:47.00, sophomore Aaron Kaye (Los Altos, CA) in 27:12.60, and freshman Kyle Doran (North Attleboro, MA) in 27:13.80, who all finished in the top 50 overall.

The Jumbos are off this coming weekend. The team's next meet is the NESCAC Championship on November 2 at their home course in Grafton, Mass.

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