Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at Fordham


PHILADELPHIA—The University of Pennsylvania men’s cross country turned in a second-place finish to kick off the 2006 season. Five runners ranked in the top 15 at the Fordham Invitational Saturday in Bronx, N.Y. Navy took home the first-place honors with 36 points, while Penn scored 46 to finish well ahead of third-place Quinnipiac (110).

“It was a good event all around,” said head coach Charlie Powell. “It was good to see so many of our guys finishing well.”

Captain Ian Foley led the way for the Quakers, taking fifth overall in a time of 26:12. Brian Goldberg (eighth, 26:25) and Reid McEwen (ninth, 26:33) also had top-10 finishes.

The men will be in action again Saturday, Sept. 16 at theLock HavenInvitational in Lock Haven, Pa.