JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – The Saint Anselm College men's cross country team finished ninth in Sunday's running of the Northeast-10 Conference Championship race held at Jamesville Beach Park. It is the first top-10 team finish for Saint Anselm at the NE10 race since 2010.
The Hawks racked up 294 points, placing ninth out of 14 programs in action at the race. Junior Jordan Cook (Biddeford, Maine) led Saint Anselm with an 8K time of 29:12 to place 45th in the field of 147 student-athletes.
Sophomore Cole Corcoran (Braintree, Mass.) was 65th, recording a time of 30:12, with senior Anthony Galasso (Reading, Mass.) not far behind with a time of 30:31.6. Junior Ben Sweesy (Merrimack, N.H.) and freshman Tom Nelson (Gorham, Maine) were 87th and 88th, respectively, with times of 31:04.4 and 31:06.
Freshman Liam Reeve (Kittery, Maine) produced a time of 31:42.3 with junior Trent Briggs (Westford, Mass.) finishing in the top-100 (31:50.3). Junior Hugh Cameron (Weston, Mass.) and Adam Scott (Groton, Mass.) rounded out the Hawks field with times of 34:46.3 and 37:17.1.
Freshman Ezra Mutai from American International led the field as an individual, completing the race over one minute faster (26:03.5) than the second place finisher. The Yellow Jackets claimed the team championship with only 39 points.
Saint Anselm now turns its attention to the NCAA Division II East Region Cross Country Championships to be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Philadelphia.