Men's Cross Country: Mount Union Second at Tiffleberg Open

Nick Thomas and Adam Sopchak (photo by Joe Colon)
Nick Thomas and Adam Sopchak (photo by Joe Colon)

AKRON, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's cross country team took second place at the Tiffleberg Open wiht a score of 61 which was just four points behind first place John Carroll.

The Purple Raiders had two top-ten finishers in senior Adam Sopchak (Chardon/Chardon) who placed sixth with a time of 25:55.7 and junior Nick Thomas (Louisville/Louisville) who placed seventh with a time of 25:56.7.

The Raiders will run again on Friday, September 29 at the All-Ohio Championships in Cedarville, Ohio at 2 p.m.

Tiffleberg Open

Clinton Heights Golf Course

Team Scores

1. John Carroll 57, 2. Mount Union 61, 3. Findlay 76, 4. Heidelberg 85, 5. Ohio Northern 90, 6. Tiffin 180, 7. Bluffton 200, 8. Bowling Green Club Track 240, 9 Muskingum 241

Mount Union Scores

6. Adam Sopchak 25:55.7, 7. Nick Thomas 25:56.7, 13. Joe Colon 26:35.6, 17. Jon Bach 26:44.1, 18. Jared Marsh 26:51.7, 19. Casey Kropka 26.52.2, 34. Colten Trimble 27:30.5, 39. Theo Bach 27:48.1 45. Nicky Landis 28:02.4, 49. Brett Radabaugh 28:16.7, 52. Jason Hadley 28:23.5, 66. Jake Meeks 28:49.3, 75. Jon Wahlie 29:01.0, 103. Kyle Bolender 31:17.1