Men’s Cross Country Finishes 17th At James Earley Invitational

Men’s Cross Country Finishes 17th At James Earley Invitational

The men's cross country team recorded a 17th place finish at the James Earley Invitational, hosted by Westfield State at Stanley Park on Saturday morning.  The Wildcats finished with 436 points while host Westfield State took home the team title at the event that featured 37 schools and nearly 400 runners from throughout the northeast region.

Sophomore Adam Sachs (Ellicott City, Md.) led the way for Johnson & Wales, notching a 12th place finish in a time of 26:35 over the 8K course.  Sophomore Alex Melnick (Port Jervis, N.Y.) recorded a time of 27:53 which was good for a 59th place finish while fellow sophomore Harold Hennesey (Bolton, Conn.) rounded out the top-100 runners for JWU, finishing in a time of 28:19, good for 84th place.  Sophomore Brandon Au (Oxford, Conn.) was in 133rd place with a time of 29:18 while freshman Josh Letendre was right behind home with a time of 29:36 which had him in 148th place.

The Wildcats will return to action on Friday, October 17th when they travel to Franklin Park for the Emmanuel Saint Invitational, starting at 4:00 p.m.

 

Team Scores

1. Westfield State             55

2. Williams                    93

3. Vassar                      126

4. Southern N.H.               141

5. University of New England   173

6. UMass Dartmouth             189

7. Babson                      234

8. Colby-Sawyer                266

9. Westfield Alumni            276

10. Fitchburg State            296

11. U.S. Coast Guard           356

12. Clark                      360

13. New England College        387

14. Union                      392

15. Norwich                    400

16. Mass. Maritime             413

17. Johnson & Wales            436

18. Saint Anselm               502

19. Worcester State            564

20. Lesley                     595

21. Western New England        612

22. Bridgewater State          682

23. Rhode Island College       695

24. Suny Purchase              713

25. Marywood                   734

26. Regis                     775

27. Roger Williams             787

28. Husson                     809

29. Plymouth State             813

30. MCLA                       850

31. SUNY Canton                919

32. Framingham State           992

33. Suffolk                    1030

34. Eastern Nazarene           1031

35. Elms                       1046

36. Bridgeport                 1063

37. Mitchell                   1065 

 

JWU Runners

12th      Adam Sachs                26:35

59th      Alex Melnick              27:53

84th      Harold Hennesey        28:19

133th    Brandon Au                29:18

148th    Josh Letendre              29:36

153rd    David Sherman           29:40

181st    Kyle Lucht                  30:57