MXC Finishes 36th At NCAA Regionals

MXC Finishes 36th At NCAA Regionals

The men's cross country wrapped up the 2014 campaign with a 36th place finish at the NCAA Division III New England Championship, hosted by Williams College on Saturday.  The Wildcats finished the day with 1097 points while Colby took home the team championship with just 63 points on the day.

Johnson & Wales was led by sophomore Harold Hennessey (Bolton, Conn.) who finished the 8L course in a time of 28:12, good for a 157th place finish.  Fellow sophomore Adam Sachs (Ellicott City, Md.) notched a time of 28:23, good enough for 165th place out of nearly 400 runners. Sophomore Alex Melnick (Port Jervis, N.Y.) clocked in with a time of 29:29 which was good for a 229th place finish while fellow sophomore Brandon Au (Oxford, Conn.) crossed the finish line in a time of 30:26, good for a 284th place finish.

 

Team Scores

1.       Colby                                  63
2.       Amherst                             69
3.       MIT                                    70
4.       Williams                             85
5.       Middlebury                          136
6.       Tufts                                   165
7.       Bowdoin                             195
8.       Bates                                  266
9.       Brandeis                             324
10.    Wesleyan                           354
11.    Keene State                       361
12.    Roger Williams                  386
13.    Coast Guard                       396
14.    WPI                                     413
15.    Conn. College                    425
16.    Lyndon State                    540
17.    Wentworth                         570
18.    Bridgewater St.                  580
19.    Colby-Sawyer                   614
20.    Trinity                                 619
21.    Babson                               647
22.    Westfield State                  654
23.    U. of New Eng.                  727
24.    Wheaton                            735
25.    Fitchburg St.                     757
26.    UMass Dartmouth           758
27.    Southern Vt.                    776
28.    Gordon                               828
29.    Southern Maine                858
30.    Norwich                              873
31.    Clark                                   895
32.    Springfield                         898
33.    N.E. College                    988
34.    Castleton St.                   1007
35.    Eastern Conn.                   1053
36.    Johnson & Wales              1097
37.    Maine Maritime                1100
38.    Lesley                                 1157
39.    Endicott                             1162
40.    St. Joseph's (ME)              1187
41.    Salve Regina 1187
42.    Maine-Farmington           1201
43.    Western NE   1221
44.    Worcester State                 1275
45.    Emmanuel                         1320
46.    Plymouth State                 1329
47.    Mass. Maritime                 1348
48.    Thomas College                1408
49.    RIC                                     1452
50.    Lasell                                  1541
51.    Regis                                   1544
52.    Mass. Liberal Arts            1606
53.    Framingham St.                1619
54.    Elms                                    1712
JWU Runners
157
th           Harold Hennesey         28:12
165
th           Adam Sachs                  28:23
229
th           Alex Melnick                 29:29
284
th           Brandon Au                  30:26
306
th           Josh Letendre                30:45
326
th           John Cappiello              31:27