For immediate release – 9/15/2012 - #050
Hornets Run at Iona Meet of Champions
BRONX, NY – The Lynchburg College men's cross country team placed 10th Saturday in the Iona College Meet of Champions, held at Van Cortlandt Park. The 14-team event was comprised of largely Division I schools, with Brown University winning the team trophy, Boston College coming in second with Iona in third. Brown was ranked #7 in NCAA Division I entering the meet with Iona at #8 and BC ranked #11.
Junior Cody Stanton paced the LC men with a 17th-place finish in 26:10. Senior Lawrence Minor finished 61st in 27:12, Anthony McBride was 65th in 27:14 while Evan Parry claimed the 74th spot in 27:49. Nolan Compton rounded out the Hornet top five in 76th in 27:55.
Michael Heller of Kent State University took home the individual title in 25:22.
The Hornets head to the Doc Jopson Invite this Friday at 5 p.m. at Peakview Park in Penn Laird, VA.