October 15, 2011

Men's Cross Country Places 12th at Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble

OBERLIN, Ohio—The Mount Union men's cross country team posted a 12th place finish at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble Saturday morning. The meet featured 315 runners from 34 schools.

Senior Tim Kelly (Lakewood/Lakewood) paced the Purple Raiders with a time of 26:48.3, good for 43rd place. Sophomore Joshua Clemence (Akron/Firestone) finished close behind in 57th place (26:59.1).

The Raiders finished with 323 points, which was just 14 behind DePauw (Ind.) for eleventh place. Rounding out the scorers were senior Erik Reed (East Liverpool/East Liverpool) in 64th place (27:02.6), freshman Nate Grimm (Lisbon/Leetonia) in 71st place (27:07.1), and freshman Andrew Nelson (Louisville/Louisville) in 88th place (27:27.0).

Mount Union will take next weekend off as they prepare to run at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday, October 29. The race will be held in Lima and hosted by Ohio Northern.

2011 Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble

Oberlin College - Oberlin, Ohio

Team Scores

1. Albion (Mich.) 117, 2. Allegheny (Pa.) 140, 3. St. Vincent (Pa.) 193, 4. Ohio Wesleyan 204, 5. Ithaca (N.Y.) 230, 6. Case Western Reserve 236, 7. Lynchburg (Va.) 253, 8. Brockport St. (N.Y.) 287, 9. John Carroll 290, 10. Heidelberg 300, 11. DePauw (Ind.) 310, 12. Mount Union 323, 13. Fredonia St. (N.Y.) 324, 14. Oberlin 331, 15. Wabash (Ind.) 384, 16. Baldwin-Wallace 435, 17. Wittenberg 522, 18. Thiel (Pa.) 524, 19. Marietta 530, 20. Alma (Mich.) 545, 21. Buffalo St. 557, 22. Franciscan 563, 23. Grove City (Pa.) 589, 24. Washington & Lee (Va.) 653, 25. Otterbein 679, 26. Trine (Ind.) 686, 27. Penn State-Behrend 739, 28. Kenyon 740, 29. Geneva (Pa.) 771, 30. Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) 772, 31. Westminster (Pa.) 922, 32. Capital 939, 33. Waynesburg (Pa.) 1015, 34. Bluffton 1103.

Top 5 Individuals

1. Bill Jones (FUS) 25:23.3, 2. Bobby Over (ALL) 25:27.5, 3. Noah Droddy (DEP) 25:31.7, 4. Caleb Muller (MAR) 25:36.6, 5. Patrick McLaughlin (ALL) 25:48.1.

Mount Union

43. Tim Kelly 26:48.3, 57. Joshua Clemence 26:59.1, 64. Erik Reed 27:02.6, 71. Nate Grimm 27:07.1, 88. Andrew Nelson 27:27.0, 103. Matt Miller 27:35.9, 110. Tyler Lowe 27:38.3, 138.  Jon Karmazin 27:57.0, 156. Jake Boyer 28:06.9 176.  Nick Banks 28:19.1.

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