Men's Cross Country Finishes 6th at NEWMAC Championship

Men's Cross Country Finishes 6th at NEWMAC Championship

LOCATION: Northampton, Mass. (Smith College)

RACE: 8k

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College men's cross country team competed in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship on a rain soaked Saturday afternoon hosted by Smith College.
  • The Lyons finished in sixth place out of eight teams, earning a total of 138 points. The MIT Engineers won the race, with WPI finishing second, Coast Guard third, Springfield fourth and Babson finishing fifth. Rounding out the race were Clark and Emerson who finished seventh and eighth respectively.    
  • Sophomore Will Entwisle led the Lyons, finishing in 22nd place out of 105 runners with a time of 28:09.
  • Junior Luke Thombs was the next runner to cross the finish line for Wheaton, finishing in 25th place with a time of 28:15.
  • First-year Dominic Sclafani concluded his first NEWMAC Championship with a 28th place finish with a time of 28:23.
  • Rounding out the top-five for Wheaton was Terry Sun and Jack Muldoon who finished in 30th (28:33) and 33rd (28:48) place respectively.
  • Following the meet, Alec Devine was named to the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team. The NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.  

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the New England Regional Championship which is being hosted by Bowdoin at 12 p.m.