September 20, 2011
Men's Cross Country Takes Break From Action
Scoreboard: 12th of 31, National Catholic Championships, South Bend, Ind., 9/16
20th of 34, UMass - Dartmouth Invitational, North Dartmouth, Mass., 9/17
Schedule: No scheduled competition.
- Senior Dan Altenau (Eastchester, N.Y.) beat his time from a year ago by three seconds to place 35th at the National Catholic Championship. Altenau finished with a time of 25:38 in the 8k race.
- Freshman Matt Muilenburg (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) led Holy Cross at the UMass - Dartmouth Invitational with a 98th place overall finish in a time of 27:24. This was the second time in two weeks that Muilenburg was the first Crusader to cross the finish line after last weekend's 70th place finish at the Bryant Invitational in a time of 17:31.68.
- In the past six seasons, the Crusaders have taken the fourth weekend of September off every year. Holy Cross will race again at the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa. on Sept. 30 and then gear up for the New England Championship on Oct. 8.