Men's XC Claims Seventh at Inter-Region Border Battle

Men's XC Claims Seventh at Inter-Region Border Battle

(Mullica Hill, N.J.) – The Dickinson men's cross country team, ranked 34th-nationally, had a strong showing at the Inter-Regional Border Battle, hosted by Rowan University on Saturday.

The Red Devils placed seventh in the team standings, 10 points in front of #17-ranked Johns Hopkins. Fourth-ranked Haverford captured the title with #16 Carnegie Mellon taking second.

Sophomore Bryce Descavish (Ebensburg, Pa./Central Cambria) led the way for the Red Devils, finishing ninth, out of 250 runners, on the 8K course with a time of 25:09.

Senior Nathan Udell (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) and junior Eric Herrmann (Saint James, N.Y./Smithtown) had solid performances, placing 30th and 38th.

Kyle Fitch (Syracuse, N.Y./Westhill) and Duncan Hopkins (Lancaster, Pa./JP McCaskey) came in with time of 26:22 and 26:32 to round out the scoring for the Red Devils.

Dickinson placed fifth in the men's 8K open race, led by first-years Reuben Winston (Potomac, Md./Charles E. Smith) and Odin Bules (Union Mills, Ind./South Central), both coming in with times of 27:45.

The Red Devils return to action on Sunday, October 29, traveling to Gettysburg College for the 2017 Centennial Conference Championships.