MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY TURNS IN STRONG THIRD PLACE FINISH
COLLEGE MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
Keene State College Invitational
At Keene, NH
Saturday, October 4, 2003
GRAFTON -- Racing without their top runners, the Tufts Men's
Cross Country team still managed to grab third place out of seven teams at the
Keene State College Invitational on Saturday.
Tufts finished with 82 points, while winner Keene State and second-place
Dartmouth College finished with 20 and 37 points respectively.
Leading the way for the Jumbos was senior Peter Jurczynski (Schenectady, NY), who finished with a time of 27:15 on the five-mile course, good enough for 14th place overall. Right behind him was junior Brian McNamara (Saratoga Springs, NY), who finished in 15th place with the same time, and senior James Lamoureaux (Springfield, MA), who finished in 16th place at 27:24. Rounding out the scoring for the Jumbos was freshman Dan Sullivan (Sterling, MA) with a time of 27:37 in 21st place and classmate Justin Chung (Manchester, CT) who finished in 28th place with a time of 27:51.
The United States Merchant Marine Academy had a team score of 111 points to finish in fourth place, while the University of Southern Maine finished in fifth place with 134 points. The third place finish by the Jumbos broke a season-long (four races) streak of finishing in second place.
Next up for the Jumbos is the All-New England Championship on Friday, October 10 at noon. The race is held in Franklin Park, Boston.