PHILADELPHIA The University of Pennsylvania men's cross country team placed five runners in the top 10 at the Lock Haven Invitational to claim first place as a team with 25 points. Junior Brian Goldberg led the Quakers and finished second overall with a time of 32:04.07 Saturday morning at the West Branch Cross Country Course in Lock Haven, Pa.
Following Goldberg on the 10K course, less than 15 seconds later, were the third- and fourth-place finishers, junior Reid McEwen (32:12.91) and sophomore Brian Trembley (32:18.13). The Red and Blue picked up its last two scores from seniors Ian Foley and Michael LaQuaglia. Foley turned in a sixth-place finishwith a time of 32:24.78. LaQuaglia clocked in at 32:42.08to earn10th place.
Penn took seven other harriers to the invitational including Larry Contrella, Daniel Howard, Brian Cullin, Tarik Aougab, Kevin Sullivan, James Roat and John Cassidy.
Penn State finished second followed by Bucknell, La Salle and and host Lock Haven to round out the top five teams.
The men are in action next at the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa. on Sept. 29.