No. 11 Men's Cross Country Places Fourth in Silver Race at Greater Louisville Classic

Photo by Carrie Snyder
Photo by Carrie Snyder

THE BASICS:

- Location: Tom Sawyer Park (Louisville, Ky.)

- The Lead: On Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic, the No. 11 ranked MIT men's cross country team placed fourth out of 40 teams in the Silver race with a total of 144 points.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The Engineers defeated eight nationally-ranked teams in the Silver race as sophomore Andrew Mah (Newton, Mass.) finished 10th in a time of 24:44.65. First-year Sanjay Raman (Seattle, Wash.) finished 17th at 24:51.74, followed by first-year Cameron Kleiman (Austin, Texas) in 20th in a time of 24:53.09.

- Junior Finn Jacobson-Schulte (Lakeville, Minn.) was the fourth in Engineer in 47th place at 25:19.53, along with senior Steven Goldy (Centennial, Colo.) as the final scorer in 50th place at 25:21.88.

- First-year Sam Acquaviva (Newburyport, Mass.) finished 71st with a time of 25:42.90, followed by first-year Lowell Hensgen (Raleigh, N.C.) in 115th place in 26:15.29.

- In the Blue Race, sophomore Ryan Wilson (Redwood City, Calif.) was 15th out of 515 runners with a time of 25:04.3, while first-year Vedang Lad (Plainsboro, N.J.) was 31st in 25:20.3 and sophomore Zach Johnson (La Crescenta, Calif.) crossed in 53rd place in a time of 25:40.6.

UP NEXT:

- MIT returns to action on Saturday, October 19th as the Engineers travel to Harkness Park in Watertown, Conn. for the 2019 Connecticut College Invitational.

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