Men's Cross Country Tallies Best-Ever NCAA Regional Performance

Nov. 10, 2017

Results

LEHIGH, Pa. - The George Washington men's cross country team, two weeks removed from its program-best fourth-place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship, had another record-setting showing at Friday's NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.

Notes

  • GW tallied its best-ever team showing at a NCAA Regional by placing 14th out of 25 competing teams at Lehigh University.
  • GW's previous best performance was 16th place in 2015.
  • Graduate student Matt Lange was GW's top performer on the day, finishing in 37th place in 31:13.4. He has been GW's top finisher in all five races he has run this season.
  • Andrew Weber (31:35.3), Colin Wills (32:02.6) and Chris Shaffer (32:14.1) all set new personal records, while Carter Day (31:47.4) and Jackson Cronin (32:20.8) made their collegiate debuts in the 10K.

    Race Details

  • 10,000 meters
  • 180 competitors
  • Winning time: 30:28.30

    GW Results
    37. Matt Lange - 31:13.4
    69. Carter Day - 31:47.4 (PR)
    76. Andrew Weber - 31:35.3 (PR)
    82. Colin Wills - 32:02.6 (PR)
    93. Chris Shaffer - 32:14.1 (PR)
    101. Jackson Cronin - 32:20.8 (PR)
    147. Charles Arnold - 33:24.0

     

     

    Team Results
    1. Princeton
    2. Georgetown
    3. Villanova
    3. Navy
    5. Penn State
    6. Penn
    7. Temple
    8. Lehigh
    9. Bucknell
    10. Pittsburgh
    11. Saint Joseph's
    12. American
    13. Rutgers
    14. George Washington
    15. Duquesne
    16. Saint Francis (Pa.)
    17. La Salle
    18. Monmouth
    19. Marshall
    20. UMBC
    21. Mount. St. Mary's
    22. Seton Hall
    23. Rider
    24. NJIT
    25. Lafayette
    26. Loyola (Md.)

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