Men's Cross Country Finishes Fourth at NEWMAC Championships

Mario Christiner

Paxton, MA --- Mario Christiner (Zurich, Switzerland) paced the Men's Cross Country team as they finished fourth in the NEWMAC cross country championships on Saturday at Moore State Park with a score of 128.  MIT won with a team score of 29, followed by Coast Guard with 50 and Springfield with 52.

Scott Burger (Huntington Station, NY) finished two runners behind Christiner in 26th (27:56.35). Dominic Gonzalez (Lowell, MA) and Mitch Giroux (Dighton, MA) crossed the finish line 30th (28:17.34) and 31st (28:19.37), respectively.

Lane Thornton (Richmond, VT) completed his race 41st (28:31.81) as Shane Ruddy (Seneca Falls, NY) would follow in 43rd (28:37.12). Lucas Smith-Horn (Ellington, CT) shored up the top seven with a 48th (28:44.95) place finish.

Men's Cross Country will take a couple weeks off before the NCAA New England Regionals on November 13th at 11am hosted by Williams.