Crusaders Set For Off Week Before Murray Keatinge Invite

Sept. 23, 2008

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Scoreboard: 7th of 33 at National Catholic Championship, Notre Dame, Ind., 9/19; 16th of 38 at UMass Dartmouth Invitational, North Dartmouth, Mass., 9/20
Schedule: Idle

  • The Crusaders will be off this weekend, before returning to action next Saturday. Holy Cross will take part in the Murray Keatinge Invitational in Orono, Maine, on Oct. 4.
  • Holy Cross ran in two different meets this past weekend. On Friday, Sept. 19, the Crusaders placed seventh out of 33 schools at the National Catholic Championship. Then on Saturday, Sept. 20, Holy Cross placed 16th out of 38 teams at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.
  • Junior Tim Richard (Attleboro, Mass.) placed 17th overall at the National Catholic Championship. He ran a time of 25:49 over the five-mile course, and was Holy Cross' top finisher in the field of 267 runners. Earlier this season, Richard placed fourth at the Blue Devil Invitational with a time of 27:42.
  • Freshman Dan Altenau (Eastchester, N.Y.) earned a 51st place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational. His time of 26:18 over the five-mile course was the best on the team, in a field which included 278 runners. Earlier this year, Altenau placed 24th at the Blue Devil Invitational in a time of 29:10.