For Immediate Release: October 17, 2008
Contact: Ian Milne (
Phone: 607-777-6800

Men's cross country squad impresses at Penn State National

Men's results...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Sophomore Erik van Ingen produced another solid effort while highlighting the Binghamton Cross Country men's team performance at the Penn State National on Friday at the Blue/White Golf Course. The men placed 11th out of 28 highly talented teams.

Van Ingen finished 26th out of 306 runners in the men's race, completing the 5.2 mile course in a time of 25:55. He was followed by junior Chris Gaube who finished 36th (26:04), sophomore Andrew Ugolino (26:27) who placed 61st, and Sophomore Casey Quaglia who came in 80th (26:40).

Rounding out the top runners for the Bearcats were senior Adam Hill who finished 93rd (26:53), sophomore Adam Quinn who placed 107th, (27:05) and junior Jonathan Peffley who came in 129th (27:28).

The race featured some nationally ranked clubs, including No. 8 Georgetown and Villanova who is currently at the 28th spot. Georgetown scored 43 points to take the win from the hosting team, Penn State who came in second.

The womens will be competing in the Albany Invitational tomorrow, the 5,000-meter event, begins at 10:00 a.m. There will be 32 women’s teams tomorrow encompassing all three NCAA divisions.

The Bearcat men will race next on Saturday Nov. 1st at the America East Championships.

1. Georgetown 43. 2 Penn State 93. 3 Villanova 126

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