Men's Cross Country Finishes Season Ranked 15th In New England

HAMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac University men's cross country team landed in the final New England Intercollegiate Amateur Athletic Association's weekly poll. The Bobcats finished the season ranked 15th in the rankings voted on the college coaches of New England. This season, the Bobcats never dropped out of the top 15 in the NEICAAA's weekly poll.

In Quinnipiac's final race of the season, the Bobcats finished 22nd at the NCAA Regionals at Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, N.Y. Freshman Rich Klauber (Thomaston, Conn.) was the top runner for the Bobcats, finishing 71st overall 33:53.

This season, Klauber finished as the team's top runner in each race, including a first-place finish at the Northeast Conference Championships on Nov. 1 in Holmdel Park, N.J. That finish secured Klauber the NEC Outstanding Performer and Rookie of the Year awards as the Bobcats won their third consecutive NEC Championship.

The Quinnipiac indoor track season begins on Dec. 6 as it compete in the Yale Invitational in New Haven, Conn.

Rank

School (First) Points LW
1. Providence (12) 300 1
2. Dartmouth 287 2
3. Massachusetts 273 3
4. UMass Lowell 257 5
5. New Hampshire 248 6
6. Harvard 241 7
7. Brown 234 4
8. Yale 233 8
9. Williams 181 10
10. Boston College 178 11
11. Stonehill 166 12
12. Boston University 163 9
13. Amherst College 157 13
14. Maine 130 18
15. Quinnipiac 115 14
16. Southern Connecticut 110 17
17. Keene State 94 15
18. Trinity 93 20
19. Vermont 92 19
20. MIT 78 16
21. Holy Cross 45 22
22. Brandeis 44 NR
23. Tufts 43 21
24. Sacred Heart 30 24
25. Bowdoin 24 NR