Men's Cross Country: Raiders 22nd at Rowan Border Battle; Bach Runs Season-Best

Jon Bach (Photo by Lenny Reich)
Jon Bach (Photo by Lenny Reich)

LOGAN TWP., N.J. -- The Mount Union's men's cross country team placed 22nd at the Rowan (N.J.) Border Battle Saturday in New Jersey.

The Purple Raiders tallied 616 points which was just four points behind 21st place Allegheny (Pa.).

Leading the team was junior Jon Bach (Wadsworth/Wadsworth) with a season-best time of 26:32.4 as he took 108th for the men's 8k race.

Mount Union next competes at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships Saturday, Oct. 27 at Sable Creek Golf Club in Hartville, Ohio.

Rowan Border Battle

Men's Team Scores

  1. Johns Hopkins (Md.) 80, 2. Geneseo St. (N.Y.) 95, 3. RPI (N.Y.) 106, 4. Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) 151, 5. Oneonta (N.Y.) 164, 6. St. Lawrence (N.Y.) 229, 7. John Carroll 267, 8. NYU 283, 9. Stevenson (Md.) 378, 10. Brockport St. 380, 11. Rowan (N.J.) 387, 12. Ithaca (N.Y.) 393, 13. Rochester (N.Y.) 409, 14. York (Pa.) 413, 15. Elizabethtown (Pa.) 467, 16. Vassar (N.Y.) 475, 17. Lynchburg (Va.) 491, 18. Moravian (Pa.) 571, 19. Eastern (Pa.) 591, 20. Mary Washington (Va.) 593, 21. Allegheny (Pa.) 612, 22. Mount Union 616, 23. Wesleyan (Conn.) 625, 24. Cortland St. (N.Y.) 645, 25. Stockton (N.J.) 683

Individual Winner - Sean O'Connor (RPI) 25:00.1

Mount Union

108. Jon Bach (26:32.4), 126. Nicky Landis (26:42.6), 136. Jared Marsh (26:47.3), 150. Casey Kropka (26:53.1), 200. Colten Trimble (27:24.1), 201. Jon Wahlie (27:25.2), 244. Hunter Probert (27:45.6), 275. Logan Brown (28:04.8(, 352. Alex Bryan (29:42.7)