Men's Cross Country: Bach and Marsh Earn All-Conference at OAC Championships

Jared Marsh and Jon Bach (Photo by Joe Colon)
Jared Marsh and Jon Bach (Photo by Joe Colon)

HARTVILLE, Ohio -- The Mount Union men's cross country team placed fourth at the 2018 Ohio Athletic Conference Championships Saturday in Hartville.

The Purple Raiders finished with 107 points to push past fifth place Baldwin Wallace's 108. Otterbein took home the team title with 38 points, followed by John Carroll with 64 and Ohio Northern with 77.

Ohio Northern's Ian McVey was the individual champion for the second year in a row with a time of 26:04.6.

Junior Jon Bach (Wadsworth/Wadsworth) led the Raiders as he earned First Team All-OAC honors with a ninth place finish at 26:43.0. Finishing 14th to receive Second Team All-OAC was junior Jared Marsh (Massillon/Massillon Jackson), who posted a time of 27:08.1.

Mount Union will next compete at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional at Franklin College in Shelbyville, Indiana on Saturday, November 10.

2018 OAC Men's Cross Country Championships - Hartville, Ohio

Team Scores

1. Otterbein 38, 2. John Carroll 64, 3. Ohio Northern 77, 4. Mount Union 107, 5. Baldwin Wallace 108, 6. Heidelberg 156, 7. Wilmington 171, 8. Muskingum 271, 9. Capital 274

Top 18 Individuals (Top 9 All-OAC First Team, 10-18 All-OAC Second Team)

1 MCVEY, Ian Ohio Northern 26:04.6
2 HAMPTON, Chase Otterbein 26:21.1
3 SCHULZE, Spencer Ohio Northern 26:28.2
4 DAILEY, Jamie John Carroll 26:30.9
5 EHRET, Jamey Otterbein 26:32.3
6 HOFFMAN, Max Otterbein 26:35.3
7 MONAHAN, Kyle John Carroll 26:42.5
8 NEURA, Austin Heidelberg 26:43.0
9 BACH, Jon Mount Union 26:43.0
10 WHITAKER, Evan Wilmington (Ohio) 26:58.2
11 HALLGARTH, Matt John Carroll 26:59.4
12 CLEVINGER, Alex Otterbein 27:05.7
13 DILLEY, Trevor Otterbein 27:07.8
14 MARSH, Jared Mount Union 27:08.0
15 HICKMOTT, Josh Baldwin Wallace 27:08.1
16 SUTTER, Travis Ohio Northern 27:11.4
17 WILSON, Isaac Baldwin Wallace 27:13.2
18 THOMPSON, Jacob Otterbein 27:16.6

 

Mount Union Times

9. Jon Bach (26:43.0), 14. Jared Marsh (27:08.0), 25, Nicky Landis (27:34.3), 33. Colten Trimble (27:46.2), 34. Casey Kropka (27:48.1), 49. Alex Bryan (28:16.6), 54. Hunter Probert (28:29.1), 56. Logan Brown (28:31.1), 75. Jon Wahlie (29:12.3), 99. Marcus Ryder (30:13.5), 103. Jack Wilett (30:25.0), 130. Noah Shriver (33:11.3)