Men's cross country places 17th at NCAA regional championship
Contact: Greg Szklany 315-859-4535
November 10, 2012
Hamilton College finished 17th out of 44 teams at the 2012 NCAA Division III Atlantic Regional Championships held at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester, N.Y., on Nov. 10.
The Continentals were led by Jack Moses '16 and David Freeman '16, both of whom finished in the top 100 on the 8-kilometer course. Moses was the first Hamilton runner to complete the race in 74th place out of 297 runners with a time of 26 minutes, 57.1 seconds. Freeman was 96th in a time of 27:13.0.
The next two Hamilton runners finished less than three seconds apart. Will Robertson '14 had a time of 27:18.7 in 104th place, while Evan Abelson '16 finished 109th in 27:21.1. Sam Dupuis '13 rounded out the scoring for the Continentals in 138th place with a time of 27:44.4.
Alex Brimstein '13 of nationally ranked No. 4 SUNY Geneseo won the individual title by less than two seconds in a time of 25:14.4. No. 12 New York University captured the team title with 50 points, Geneseo was a close second with 59 points and No. 16 SUNY Cortland rounded out the top three with 94 points. Hamilton finished with 521 points.
Additional nationally ranked teams that competed in this event included: No. 24 St. Lawrence University (fifth), No. 30 University of Rochester (fourth), No. 34 The College of New Jersey (sixth) and No. 35 Rensselaer (eighth).