Men’s Cross Country Places Third at Philadelphia Metropolitan Invitational from Belmont Plateau

Men’s Cross Country Places Third at Philadelphia Metropolitan Invitational from Belmont Plateau

PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) men's cross country team finished in third place at the 15-team 2018 Philadelphia Metropolitan Invitational from Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Ethan Fadale was the top finisher for Jefferson, placing 3rd of 135 with a time of 27:49.0 (5:35.7 pace) in the 8,000 meter race.

Senior Sergei Cendo (28:47.2/5:47.4 pace) and sophomore Ben Nardi (28:47.8/5:47.6 pace) also finished in the top 15, placing 13th and 14th respectively.

FINISHES
Ethan Fadale – 3rd of 135 – 27:49.0 – 5:35.7 pace
Sergei Cendo – 13th of 135 – 28:47.2 – 5:47.4 pace
Ben Nardi – 14th of 135 – 28:47.8 – 5:47.6 pace
Greg Dawson – 41st of 135 – 30:24.7 – 6:07.0 pace
Josh Skinner – 42nd of 135 – 30:27.6 – 6:07.6 pace
Valmar Wilson – 43rd of 135 – 30:34.0 – 6:08.9 pace
Jake Wong – 44th of 135 – 30:34.2 – 6:09.0 pace
Tyler Savage – 49th of 135 – 30:58.1 – 6:13.8 pace
Zachary Samalonis – 73rd of 135 – 32:28.6 – 6:32.0 pace
Shane Fleming – 79th of 135 – 33:03.7 – 6:39.0 pace

TOP FIVE TEAMS
Wilmington – 2:23:40 total time – 28:44 average time
Stockton – 2:23:45 total time – 28:45 average time
Jefferson – 2:26:16 total time – 29:15 average time
Georgian Court – 2:26:27 total time – 29:17 average time
Bloomfield – 2:28:25 total time – 29:41 average time

TEAMS
1. Wilmington, 2. Stockton, 3. Jefferson, 4. Georgian Court, 5. Bloomfield, 6. Nyack, 7. USciences, 8. Felician, 9. Holy Family, 10. Lincoln, 11. Rutgers-Camden, 12. Williamson, 13. Caldwell, 14. Neumann, 15. Bryn Athyn

NEXT UP
Jefferson Cross Country now gears up for the Bill Fritz Invitational in Glassboro, N.J. on Saturday, Sept. 15.