Six Harriers Finish Inside Top-20 as Amherst Claims Second at Little Three's

Six Harriers Finish Inside Top-20 as Amherst Claims Second at Little Three's

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Placing six runners inside the top-20 at the season opening Little Three Championships, the No. 17 Amherst College men's cross country team ran to a second place finish Saturday at the Wes Fuhrman '05 Trails at Long Lane Farm on the campus of Wesleyan University.

With an average 6K time of 19:38.21, the Mammoths finished with 56 points behind an 8-10-11-13-14(15)(18) performance.

Amherst returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 28 when they compete in the Purple Valley Invitational hosted by Williams College beginning at 12:10 p.m.

THE BASICS

  • TEAM RESULTS: Williams (15 points), Amherst (56 points), Wesleyan (73 points)
  • TOP-MAMMOTH: Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20 (19:26.20 / 9th)
  • TOTAL RUNNERS: 60

MAMMOTH SCORING RUNNERS

  • Senior captain Spencer Ferguson-Dryden started the fall off with a bang, recording a time of 19:26.20 to pace the Mammoths and place 9th overall.
  • Jamie Mazzola '21 was next across the finish line with a 19:31.07 mark to take 11th, while Braxton Schudlt '21 clinched 13th place behind a time of 19:40.48.
  • Stopping the clock at 19:43.91, Ajay Sarathy '21 secured 17th overall, while Billy Massey '21 rounded out the scoring Mammoths with a 19th place finish (19:49.37).

AMHERST IN THE SCORESHEET