Men's cross country places 21st at NCAA championships - The nationally ranked No. 25 Continentals were competing in the national championship meet for the first time since 1971 and the second time in program history.
Commonly Confused Words
fewer / less
Fewer refers to individual items; less refers to bulk or quantity: "Fewer than 10 students received a fellowship." "She had less than $50 in her wallet." (Here, $50 is considered a singular lump sum; however: "She had fewer than 50 $1 bills in her wallet.")
SOURCE: Hamilton College Editorial Style Guide