Men's Cross Country: Purple Raiders Finish Third at Inter-Regional Rumble

Men's Cross Country: Purple Raiders Finish Third at Inter-Regional Rumble

OBERLIN, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's cross country team finished third at the Inter-Regional Rumble, hosted by Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio Saturday.

The Purple Raiders scored 122 points and only trailed DePauw (80 points) and John Carroll (102 points), out of the 31-team field.

Mount was led by seniors Nick Thomas (Louisville/Louisville) and Adam Sopchak (Chardon/Chardon) who finished with a times of 25:36.3 and 25:37.3 on the eight-kilometer course, respectively.

Next up, Mount Union will compete in the OAC Championships on Saturday, October 28.

Standings
1. DePauw 80, 2. John Carroll 102, 3. Mount Union 122, 4. Alleghany 151, 5. Trine 195, 6. Rose-Hulman 210, 7. Baldwin Wallace 250, 8. Franciscan (Ohio) 270, 9. Grinnell 276, 10. PSU-Behrend 318, 11. St. Vincent (PA.) 330, 12. Washington and Jefferson 348, 13. Mary Washington 372, 14. Malone 390, 15. Bridgewater (VA.) 400, 16. Lebanon Valley 428, 17. Geneva 436, 18. Denison 474, 19. Oberlin 487, 20. Manchester 543, 21. Alma 594, 22. Bluffton 576, 23. Kenyon 599, 24. Olivet 628, 25. Chatham 740, 26. Westminster (PA.) 767, 27. Wittenberg 778, 28. Nazareth 786, 29. Buffalo State 823, 30. Bethany (W.V.) 835, 31. Adrian 899

Mount Union
7. Nick Thomas 25:36.3, 9. Adam Sopchak 25:37.3, 27. Jon Bach 26:10.4, 34. Jared Marsh 26:20.8, 45. Colten Trimble 26:39.2, 48. Joe Colon 26:40.8, 123. Nicky Landis 27:42.4, 148. Brett Radabaugh 28:05.6, 168. Casey Kropka 28:29.8, 177. John Wahlie 28:44.4