Six Quakers in Top 10 Lead Men's Cross Country


NEWARK, Del. – The University of Pennsylvania men’s cross country won the University of Delaware Invitational at the White Clay Creek State Park Saturday morning. Six Quakers finished in the Top 10.

Freshman Brian Trembley finished second on the 8K course in a time of 26:42. Sophomore Larry Contrella was right on his heels in third place and a time of 26:59.60. Classmate Reid McEwen and junior Michael LaQuaglia finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in times of 27:14 and 27:16. Rounding out the top 10 were junior James Roat and sophomore Mick Lovejoy in ninth and 10th, respectively.Bill Young placed 13th to finish out the Quaker scoring.

Penn finished with 25 points, while host Delaware came in second with 31 points. Hofstra took third with 110 points, while Richard Stockton College took fourth with 138 and Coppin rounded out the top five with 147 points.

The Quakers will take next weekend off, but return to action Satuday, Oct. 1 at the Paul Short Invitationalhosted byLehigh University.