Following a pair of solid performances on Sept. 29 at the Paul Short Invitational, the men and women’s cross country squads returned to the track in Newark, New Jersey to run in the NJIT Highlander Invitational. […]
Following a pair of middle-of-the-pack finishes from the men’s and women’s cross country teams last week at the Bill Fritz Invitational, both teams thrived at the Osprey Open on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Stockton University. […]
The men’s and women’s cross country teams had a busy opening weekend. On Friday, Sept. 1, the Lions competed at the Houghton Short Course Twilight Invitational. Then on Saturday, Sept. 2, the Lions competed against Division I teams at Rosedale Park in Pennington, New Jersey. Both teams came in first at Houghton, New York.
After appearing in the 2016 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, the Lions aim for the podium. The men’s cross country team will strive to claim their 24th consecutive New Jersey Athletic Conference title and to finish first at the Atlantic Regional Championships. Senior Dale Johnson commands an experienced squad featuring juniors Quinn Wasko, Matt Saponara and Brian Mitchell.
Last year, the Lions qualified for nationals, though an at-large bid. Johnson looks to crack the top 15 at the 8000-meter course in regionals. Meanwhile, Wasko will attempt to improve from his 43rd place finish along with Saponaro. […]