Men's Cross Country Finishes 6th at Paul Short


- Results/Location: 6th out of 36 teams / Meet was run in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

- The Lead: The Assumption College men's cross country team raced to a sixth place finish in the "white division" at the Paul Short Invitational today. The team combined for 233 points which was just 30 points shy of the top three schools. 


- Freshman Andrew Lamb (Marshfield, Mass. / Marshfield) continues his breakout freshman campaign for the Hounds, as he registered a fourth place finish at the event, racing to a time of 25:58.

- Sophomore William Mardo (Cumberland, R.I. / Cumberland) was the next Hound to finish, as he completed the course in 42nd place with an average mile time of 5:25, good for a 26:52 finish.

- Freshman Michael Spooner (Pepperell, Mass. / North Middlesex Regional) finished in 52nd out of 283 competitors with a time of 27:05, while junior Andrew Mongiat (Waterboro, Maine / Massabesic) placed 65th in 27:18.

- Junior Joe Baron (Cobleskill, N.Y. / Cobleskill-Richmondville), freshman Ryan Mardo (Cumberland, R.I. / Cumberland) and Senior Ian Flanagan (North Attleboro, Mass. / North Attleboro) rounded out the pack, placing 70th, 82nd and 83rd, respectively. Baron paced the trio with an average 5:31 mile, as Mardo and Flanagan finished with times of 27:31.



- Southern Connecticut St. won the division with 134 points, while Swarthmore (150) and Cortland State (203) rounded out the top three.


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