Men's Cross Country Places Second In Rothenberg Race
Oct. 20, 2012
WARWICK, R.I. - The men's team rested their top runners this week which allowed junior Jared Reddy to take the reigns and lead the Minutemen placing fourth overall with a time of 25:45.90. He was immediately followed by teammates Richard Racz who placed fifth overall at 25:47.90, Benjamin Groleau in sixth place with a finish of 25:52.10 and crossing the finish line at 25:58.00 was Daniel Sheldon finishing seventh. Not far behind and rounding off the top five for UMass was freshman Benjamin Thomas at 26:05.90.
The team overall displayed good pack running with the top five finishing within twenty seconds of each other. UMass freshmen stepped up for the second straight meet with three freshmen placing in the top five and running right with experienced runners Jared Reddy and Richard Racz. In total 10 of Coach O'Brien's freshman competed and six of them finished top 10 for the Minutemen and in the top 30 overall.
Next week the Minutemen will take the trip down to Philadelphia, Pa. for the Atlantic 10 Championships at 10:00 AM.
Rothenberg Race Top 5 Overall Finishes