WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. –Tallying 118 points behind a team average 8K time of 26:36.4, the No. 3 Amherst College men's cross country team placed fourth overall at the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams College at Mt. Greylock High School.
The Mammoths return to the trails on Saturday, Sept. 29 when they travel to Lehigh University for the multi-division Paul Short Invitational.
- TEAM TOP-THREE: RPI (41 points), Williams (72 points), Middlebury (103 points)
- TOP-MAMMOTH: Clark Ricciardelli '20 (26:04.3 / 7th)
- TOTAL RUNNERS: 209
MAMMOTH SCORING RUNNERS
- Leading the Mammoths for the second consecutive race, Ricciardelli posted a 8K mark of 26:04.3 to earn seventh overall, while Cosmo Brossy '19 finished exactly six seconds later to take eighth place (26:10.3).
- With a time of 26:35.9, Tucker Meijer '19 placed 22nd in the 209-harrier race, while Ajay Sarathy '21 finished in 38th place with a 27:01.9 mark.
- Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20 rounded out Amherst's scoring runners, crossing the finish line in 27:09.3 to place 47th overall.
AMHERST IN THE SCORESHEET
- Clark Ricciardelli '20 / 26:04.3 / 7th
- Cosmo Brossy '19 / 26:10.3 / 8th
- Tucker Meijer '19 / 26:35.9 / 22nd
- Ajay Sarathy '21 / 27:01.9 / 38th
- Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20 / 27:09.3 / 47th
- Matthew Bradley '22 / 27:13.4 / 49th
- Kristian Sogaard '19 / 27:14.4 / 50th
- Braxton Schudlt '21 / 27:31.9 / 63rd
- Jamie Mazzola '21 / 27:56.6 / 91st
- Majd Rouhana '22 / 28:28.5 / 123rd
- Chris Stone '20 / 28:35.6 / 127th
- Jacob Silverman '19 / 29:12.0 / 152nd
- Owen Daily '22 / 29:36.7 / 168th
- Ermias Kebede '19 / 29:48.5 / 177th