Boston The Quinnipiac University men's cross country team finished 11th at the New England Championships at Franklin Park. Richard Klauber (Thomaston, Conn.) finished as the top Quinnipiac runner with a time of 25:15, good for 21st overall out of 315 total runners. That time was a Quinnipiac freshman record on the Franklin Park course.
Junior Tyler Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) crossed the line second for the Bobcats in 31st with a time of 25:22. Dan Roark (Dracut, Mass.) and John Greenlaw (Hampstead, N.H.) finished with times of 25:59 and 26:04, good for 76th and 83rd, respectively. Addison Pellerano (Surry, Maine) crossed the line in 116th place with a time of 26:28. Senior Captain Jack McDonald (Cheshire, Conn.) finished sixth on the team and 143rd overall with a time of 26:43.
Quinnipiac's 327 points were good for 11th in a field of 47 teams. UMass-Lowell finished in first with 77 points, followed by the University of New Hampshire, Brown, Dartmouth and UMass-Amherst. Quinnipiac also competed in the Junior Varsity race at Franklin Park.
"I'm very happy with the way we raced today," said Coach Shawn Green. "We had a great team effort this morning."
The Bobcats will race again Friday, Oct. 17, at the Penn State National Invitational at State College, Pa. The race is scheduled for a 10 a.m. start.