Teams: Men's Cross Country: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS PLACE FOURTH IN SEASON-OPENING TRINITY INVITATIONAL
COLLEGE MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
Trinity College Invitational
Saturday, September 12, 2009
At Wickham Park (Manchester, CT)
|Jesse Faller started his senior season with
a 12th place at Trinity
MANCHESTER, Conn. -- Led by senior two-time All-American Jesse
Faller (Burlington, MA), the Tufts University men's cross country team
opened its 2009 season by placing fourth out of nine teams at the
annual Trinity College Invitational. The Jumbos scored 100 points,
just behind third-place American International College (93).
Stonehill College won the race by a landslide with a score of 33.
Faller, who was 35th at the NCAA race last fall and 18th as a
sophomore in 2007, was the top Tufts finisher at Trinity on Saturday, covering the
five-kilometer course in 16:44 for 12th place overall.
Tufts had all five of its scorers finish among the top 26 in the
86-man race. Senior Nick Welch (Seattle, WA) was three
seconds behind Grannan in a 16:47 time that was good for 16th place
overall. Senior Ryan Lena (Orono, ME) crossed the finish line
in 21st place (16:56) and freshman Matt Rand (Cape Elizabeth, ME)
made his collegiate debut with a 17:02 time for 25th place.
Junior Jeff Ragazzini (Wilton, CT) was the fifth Tufts scorer
in 26th place overall at 17:03.
AIC's Glarius Rop won the race by 25 seconds with a 15:35 time.