Release: October 16, 2010
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cross country takes part in Pre-National Meet
Ingen places 27th overall in Blue Section
Men's Pre-National Individual Results
Pre-National Team Results
Albany Invitational Results
TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Senior Erik
van Ingen placed a team-best 27th overall in the Blue
Race of the Pre-National Meet on Saturday, highlighting the Binghamton
men's cross country's teams first-ever performance at the prestigious
NCAA Pre-National Meet at Indiana State University. There were
two races and the Bearcats were 20th out of 35 squads in their
van Ingen, who took part in the NCAA Championships last year
on the same course, covered the 8,000-meter course in a time
of 24:13. Graduate student Chris
Gaube was 96th with a time of 24:53. There were 231 runners
in the Blue section of the meet.
While the top seven men's runners took part in the Pre-National
Meet, the rest of the men's squad, as well as the entire women's
squad, was at the Albany Invitational. The Bearcat men were fourth
out of 25 teams while the women were fifth out of 22 squads.
Papastrat placed a program-best eighth overall (out of
183 runners in the men's race, covering the 8,000-meter course
in a time of 25:33. Junior Tyler
Stachecki was 26th (26:06) and sophomore Jason
Santos was 38th (26:21)
In the women's race, sophomore Lindsay
Raulli finished a team-best 13th overall (out of 177
runners), covering the 5,000-meter course in a time of 18:27).
Fellow sophomore Rachel
Miura was 25th (18:42) and freshman Caitlin
Jelinek was 27th (18:46).
Up next for Binghamton is the America East Championships in Boston
on Oct. 30.