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Men’s Cross Country Finishes Ninth at NCAA Regional, McMorrow Earns All-New England Accolades

Photo Courtesy of Geoff Bolte.
Photo Courtesy of Geoff Bolte.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Wesleyan men's cross country team finished ninth out of 54 teams at the NCAA Division III New England Regional on Saturday morning. The team recorded 306 points, placing all five runners in the top-80 in a field of 384 participants. Their place was the Cardinals' best finish since 2015 when the squad recorded a program-best fourth.

No. 2 Williams won the meet, placing all five scorers in the top-10, while No. 24 Colby was runner-up. Both teams earn automatic bids to the NCAA Division III Championships. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kevin McMorrow led the Cardinals with an All-New England finish, completing the 8K course in 25:46.9 to earn 33rd place.
  • William Bajohr and Dale Ross pushed each other, finishing in 26:15.0 and 26:17.8, respectively.
  • Senior Grant van Inwegen was next across for Wesleyan, crossing in 26:24.2 which was good for 74th.
  • Adam Linsky rounded out the scorers for the Cardinals, finishing the 8K course in 26:25.6.

UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan will wait to hear about an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Championships. A total of 32 teams compete, with 16 automatic qualifiers (top two teams in each of the eight regions) and 16 at-large teams. In addition to team bids, 56 individuals will be selected to compete.