Photo Courtesy of Jeff Crum P'21
WATERFORD, Conn. – The No. 18 Amherst College men's cross country team recorded a team average 8K time of 25:37 to post a 16-40-53-59-70(72)(77) scoring order and take 9th overall at the 28-team Connecticut College Invitational at Harkness Memorial Park Saturday afternoon.
Returning to action in two weeks' time, Amherst kicks of the Championship season on Saturday, Nov. 2 when they compete in the 2019 NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College at Mount Greylock High School.
- TEAM RESULT: 9th Overall (238 points)
- TEAM TOP-THREE: Williams (47 points), MIT (96 points), RPI (149 points)
- TOP-MAMMOTH: Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20 (25:07.0 / 16th)
- TOTAL RUNNERS: 409
MAMMOTH SCORING RUNNERS
- Stopping the clock at 25:07.0 Ferguson-Dryden led the Mammoths with a 16th place finish, while Bill Massey '21 was just two tenths of a second off his personal best as he crossed the line in 25:29.5 to take 41st overall.
- Braxton Schuldt '21 earned a 58th place finish, notching a time of 25:44.5.
- Rounding out Amherst's scoring harriers were Jamie Mazzola '21 and Matthew Bradley '22, with Mazzola clinching 68th with a 25:50.5 mark and Bradley recording a time of 25:57.0 to secure 81st.
AMHERST IN THE SCORESHEET
- Spencer Ferguson-Dryden '20 / 25:07.0 / 16th
- Bill Massey '21 / 25:29.5 / 41st
- Braxton Schuldt '21 / 25:44.5 / 58th
- Jamie Mazzola '21 / 25:50.5 / 68th
- Matthew Bradley '22 / 25:57.0 / 81st
- Keon Mazdisnian '23 / 25:58.0 / 83rd
- Owen Daily '22 / 26:01.1 / 90th
- Ajay Sarathy '21 / 26:04.2 / 96th
- Braedon Fiume '23 / 26:09.7 / 106th
- Wilson Spurrell '23 / 26:26.4 / 136th
- Spencer Davis '22 / 26:50.1 / 181st
- Aydin Williams '23 / 26:54.0 / 189th (PR)
- Chris Stone '20 / 26:58.3 / 195th
- Will Merhige '22 / 27:18.0 / 219th
- Lev Robertson '22 / 29:19.9 / 347th
- Robert Innes-Gold '22 / 29:25.8 / 349th