Trojans Claim Second Place Finish At Furman Invitational

Trojans Claim Second Place Finish At Furman Invitational

Greenville, S.C. – The University of Mount Olive men's cross country team finished second overall at the Furman Invitational while Adam Craig finished second overall.

GAME INFORMATION
Men's Placings: 
Second Place Division II Team (2nd, 8th, 16th, 17th, (23th, 25th, 31st))
Location: Furman University Golf Course, Greenville, S.C.
Full Results: Click Here

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

    •Senior Adam Craig finished second overall in the men's 8k with a time of 23:57.60, earning a spot on the podium.

    •Jonathan Dahlke came in 8th rounding out the top ten for the Trojans. 

    •Daniel Francken (16th), Tai Smith (17th) and Alexandre Durand (23rd) all helped contribute to the total team score of 53 points.

    •The Trojans finished behind the hosts of Furman but ahead of a Division 1 opponent in Clemson, as well as Lee and Emory, who rounded out the top five schools.

NOTABLES

    •Adam Craig broke the University of Mount Olive men's cross country school record in the men's 8,000-meter race, one that he set last season. His former personal and school record was 23:59. His time this weekend was nearly two seconds faster at 23:57.60.

UP NEXT

The men's cross country team will be in action again on September 23 at the Bulldog Stampede in Wingate, N.C.



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Event 3  Men 8k Run CC
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    Name                          Year School                  Finals       Points          
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Results - Men                                                                    
  2 Craig, Adam                SR   Mount Olive           23:57.60    2             
  8 Dahlke, Jonathan         SR   Mount Olive           24:09.00    8             
 16 Francken, Daniel         SO   Mount Olive           25:22.90    12             
 17 Smith, Tai                  SO   Mount Olive           25:28.80    13             
 23 Durand, Alexandre      SO   Mount Olive           25:41.70    18             
 25 Hall, Jereamy              JR   Mount Olive           25:43.20     20             
 31 Gonzalez, Jacob          FR   Mount Olive           25:55.00     26              
                                                                                 
                                   Team Scores                                   
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Rank Team                      Total    1    2    3    4    5   *6   *7   *8   *9
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Results - Men                                                                    
   1 Furman                       25    3    4    5    6    7    9   10            Total Time:  2:00:16.70                           Average:    24:03.34
   2 Mount Olive                  53    2    8   12   13   18   20   26        Total Time:  2:04:40.00                           Average:    24:56.00                                                    
   3 Clemson                      96    1   14   23   24   34   37   46        Total Time:  2:07:33.10                           Average:    25:30.62
   4 Lee (Tenn.)                 103   11   15   19   27   31   38   45      Total Time:  2:08:07.10                           Average:    25:37.42                                                    
   5 Emory                       154   16   29   32   36   41   42   44        Total Time:  2:11:29.70                          Average:    26:17.94