Saints Place Seven in Top 12

posted Oct 22, 2012, 9:01 AM by Matthew Hewson
– The men's cross country team placed first out of ten schools at the Bethel Invitational. The competition was contested on the Pilots home course at St. Patrick's Park in South Bend, Indiana.

The men, who finished with 24 points, were led by sophomore Grant Gunneson, who recorded an overall victory in a time of 25:23. The duo of Dan Foley (25:38) and Jacob Towne (25:38) placed 4th and 5th respectively. Rounding out the scoring for the Saints was Stephen Glinski who placed 6th in a time of 25:42 and Kevin Mahar who finished 8th in a personal best time of 25:48. Brendan Moloney (9th - 25:49) and Geoff Albaugh (12th - 25:59) also contributed to the Saints victory.

Overall Team Standings

1. Aquinas 24
2. Indiana Tech 74
3. St. Xavier 81
4. Goshen 87
5. Indiana Wesleyan 126
6. Unattached 205
7. Bethel 221
8. St. Francis (Ind.) 232
9. Calumet St. Joseph 246
10. Purdue-Calumet 268

The Saints will return to the course next weekend as they host the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge at Riverside Park.