Men’s Cross Country Third at Misericordia

Men’s Cross Country Third at Misericordia

DALLAS, Pa. – The Susquehanna men's cross country took third place at the Misericordia Cougar Classic and John Crowe (Boalsburg, Pa./State College Area) placed second overall.

Crowe was just 14 seconds away from the overall winner as his 8k time of 26:40.42 was good for second, behind Messiah's Jared Schatz who crossed the finish in 26:26.20.

Crowe was the only Crusader in the top 20. Dan Isenberg (Danville, Pa./Warrior Run) and Mark Harrell (Clinton, N.J./North Hunterdon).  were 23rd and 24th, respectively, with times of 28:33.68 and 28:41.19. Andrew Steely's (Catawissa, Pa./Southern Columbia) time of 28:56.20 was 31st overall and Justin Skavery (Mt. Carmel, Pa./Mt. Carmel) took 36th with his time of 29:01.55. Just two places behind him was Kyle Skelton (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) (29:03.91).

Peter Lynch (Syracuse, N.Y./Bishop Ludden) also earned a top-50 finish with his time of 29:27.63, good for 47th.

The Crusaders host their annual Ashley Shell Tomlinson Memorial Run on Saturday, Sept. 19.