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Men's Cross Country Placed Ninth in the Wittenberg Invitational

Men's Cross Country Placed Ninth in the Wittenberg Invitational

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -  The Baldwin Wallace University men's cross country team finished ninth out of 11 teams in the Wittenberg Invitational at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio. 


In a 8k race against other division III schools, including two from the Ohio Athletic Conference, BW finished ninth out of 11 teams, collecting 234 points. Depauw University won first place with 30 points.


Freshman Connor Foody (Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny) was the Yellow Jackets' highest runner in the 8k event, finishing 40th in 28:15.8. Freshman Carter Almady (Brunswick) was the next BW runner to cross the finish line, finishing 43rd in 28:21.5. Sophomore Nick Dascani (Toledo / Springfield) finished third for the Yellow Jackets, clocking in at 28:22.6 and finishing 45th. Freshmen Alex Yarian (East Canton) finished 52nd in 28:43.9 and Robert Bolen (Mansfield / Ontario) finished 75th in 29:43.5 to round out BW's top five runners.


The Yellow Jackets will return to the course on Saturday, September 18th when it travels to Meadville, Pa. to compete in the Allegheny (Pa.) Classic on the Robertson Athletic Complex, hosted by Allegheny College.