Men's Cross Country: Mount Union 11th at NCAA Regional

Jon Bach (Photo by Chad Williams)
Jon Bach (Photo by Chad Williams)

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. -- Mount Union's men's cross country team placed sixth at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional at Blue River Park in Shelbyville, Ind.

Junior Jon Bach (Wadsworth) led the Purple Raiders as he placed 33rd over the 8k course with a time of 26:01.1.

The next two finishers for Mount Union were junior Jared Marsh (Massillon / Massillon Jackson) and sophomore Nicky Landis (Navarre / Fairless) in 55th (26:19.2) and 69th (26:35.3) respectively.

Mount Union had 304 points which was 13 behind 10th place Ohio Northern. Calvin wom the event with 56 points.

NCAA Great Lakes Regional - Blue River Park, Shelbyville, Ind.

Men's Team Scores (8k course) 

  1. Calvin (Mich.) 56, 2. Otterbein 95, 3. DePauw 142, 4. Case Western Reserve 151, 5. Albion (Mich.) 175, 6. John Carroll 215, 7. Trine 268, 8. Wooster 282, 9. Baldwin Wallace 288, 10. Ohio Northern 291, 11. Mount Union 304, 12. Allegheny (Pa.) 316, 13. Wabash 338, 14. Rose-Hulman (Ind.) 358, 15. Hanover (Ind.) 402, 16. Hope (Mich.) 471, 17. Heidelberg 512, 18. Denison 523, 19. Manchester (Ind.) 564, 20. Earlham (Ind.) 599, 21. Alma (Mich.) 630, 22. Wilmington 649, 23. Oberlin 651, Thomas More (Ky.) 659, 25. Ohio Wesleyan 672, 26. Franklin (Ind.) 679, 27. Kenyon 687, 28. Adrian (Mich.) 706, 29. Bluffton 807, 30. Anderson (Ind.) 836, 31. Olivet (Mich.) 867, 32. Wittenberg 890, 33. Spalding (Ky.) 891, 34. Kalamazoo (Mich.) 971, 35. Muskingum 1102, 36. Capital 1109, 37. Mount St. Joseph 1151, 38. Defiance 1264.

Men's Individual Champion - Ian McVey, Ohio Northern 24:52

Mount Union

33. Jon Bach 26:01.1, 55. Jared Marsh 26:19.2, 69. Nicky Landis 26:35.0, 73. Hunter Probert 26:37.2, 74. Casey Kropka 26:37.7, 84. Colten Trimble 26:42.1, 113. Jon Wahlie 27:03.9.