Men's Cross Country Places Ninth at Highly-Competitive Rowan Inter-Region Border Battle

Men's Cross Country Places Ninth at Highly-Competitive Rowan Inter-Region Border Battle

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. - The Stevenson men's cross country team placed ninth overall out of a highly-competitive field of 42 schools, including six that are ranked in the top-33 nationally, at the Rowan Inter-Region Border Battle. The Mustangs, who finished with a team score of 378, are currently ranked fifth in the Mideast Region.

Senior Langston Gash led the way for the Mustangs with another impressive time of 25:21.6, which gave him 12th overall out of 394 runners. Gash has finished in the top 15 in each of his four races this season, including three victories. 

Junior Patrick Watson crossed the line shortly after Gash with a time of 25:45, giving him 33rd place. Watson has broken the 26-minute mark in two of his three 8k's this year. 

Junior Nikita Kulick crossed the line with a solid time of 26:35.7, while junior Iddriss Iddriss clocked a personal-best of 26:46. 

Senior Jackson Morrow finished three seconds back of Iddriss with a season-best time of 26:49.

Sophomore Aditya Singh just broke the 27-minute mark with a 26:57.4. Senior Brett Olin turned in a 27:56.2. 

Sean O'Connor of nationally-ranked RPI (2nd) won the individual title with a 25:00.1. Hopkins (10th in DIII) won the team title with 80 points.

The Mustangs' final tune-up before the MAC Championships will be at the LVC Last Chance Run Fast meet on Friday, October 19 at the Union Canal Tunnel Park.