Men's Cross Country Finishes 24th at Southeast Regionals
Nov. 14, 2009
LOUISVILLE, KY.- Coastal Carolina University men’s cross country finished 24th out of 35 teams in the highly competitive NCAA Southeast Regional Championship 10k at “Tom” Sawyer Park on Saturday, Nov. 14. Coastal finished with 578 points as a team.
“We were inexperienced racing in a 10k race like today,” Head Coach Jeff Jacobs said. “We know what we need to work on for next season in order to be successful in this race.”
The top finisher for the Chanticleers was sophomore Kyle Kling in 57th with a time of 32:08.51. Following Kling in 67th was senior Jamie McCarthy at 32:20.17. Redshirt-junior Max Hacker placed 112th at 33:05.02, and senior Ryan Caputo finished with a time of 34:10.14 in 161st place. Freshman Jarod Williams followed in 187th place at 34:55.22. Freshman Josh Tormasi placed 198th and ran for a time of 35:16.59. Rounding out the field for the Chanticleers was redshirt-junior David Mead in 216th with a time of 36:40.26.
Winning the meet was William and Mary, North Carolina State came in second, host Louisville was third and Duke came in fourth. The Big South was represented well, as Liberty’s Sam Chelanga won the race with a time of 29:31.25.