Teams: Men's Cross Country: Schedule & Results
JUMBO DEPTH ON DISPLAY WITH EIGHTH-PLACE FINISH AT ECAC
COLLEGE MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
Saturday, November 7, 2009
At Williamstown, MA (Mt. Greylock High School)
|Dan Kirschner was second for Tufts and 35th
overall at the ECAC's
WILLIAMSTOWN -- Despite resting their top 10 runners, the Tufts
University men's cross country team still had a fine eighth-place
finish out of 43 teams at the 2009 Eastern College Athletic
Conference (ECAC) Championship Race run at Mount Greylock High
School on Saturday afternoon.
Senior Matt Tirrell (Burlington, MA) was the first Jumbo
to finish the 8,000-meter course, doing so in a 27:45.8 time for
29th place overall. The race was run by 296 contestants in total.
Jumbo freshman Dan Kirschner (Short Hills, NJ) made his
presence known with a 36th place finish overall, second for Tufts,
in a 27:53.7 time. Seniors Jason Hanrahan (Westport, CT) and
Billy Hale (Menlo Park, CA) scored third and fourth for Tufts
with 28:18.5 (57th overall) and 28:43.3 (81st) times, respectively.
Freshman Brandon Severson (Calabasas, CA) completed the Jumbo
scoring in 84th place (28:44.6).
Those five Tufts runners' finishes added up to a score of 282 for
the Jumbos. Host Williams College won the ECAC title with an 85
score. Freshman Greg Redfield of Johnson & Wales University won the
individual title by almost 30 seconds with his 26:11.2 time.
Next Saturday at Southern Maine, Tufts races for an NCAA
Championship Race berth at the New England Regional.