Men's Cross Country Takes Eighth at Regionals


LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Penn men's cross country team finished in eighth place at the 2006 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in Lock Haven, Pa., Saturday. The team registered 217 points in the race.

Leading Penn was junior Brian Goldberg with a time of 31:27.3 good for a 29th overall finish. Senior Ian Foley finished second for Penn and 35th overall at 31:36.7. Rounding out the Quakers’ scoring was Reid McEwen (31:48.7, 41st), Larry Contrella (32:00.4, 46th) and Michael LaQuaglia (32:35.2, 66th).

Also running the course for Penn was Daniel Howard who was clocked at 32:42.7 (73rd) and Michael Lovejoy in 83rd in a time of 32:50.4.

As a team, the Quakers finished in eighth place and were bested by Georgetown in first with 66 points and American with 79 points. Both of the top teams advanced to the NCAA national race along with the top four individuals not on those teams.