(MEADVILLE, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's cross country team, ranked 17th in the lastest national poll, cruised to victory at the Allegheny College Classic on Saturday, September 16 with seven runners finishing in the top 15.
Junior William Mitchell (Chatham, N.J. / Chatham) led the way for the Tartans across the four-mile course at the Robertson Sports Complex by finishing the race sixth overall in a time of 20 minutes and 27 seconds. Junior Aadi Mhatre (Bridgewater, N.J. / Bridgewater-Raritan) was on his heels, finishing seventh in 20:28.
Sophomore Stephen Law (Saratoga, Calif. / Saratoga) led the next five Tartans that finished 10th through 14th with a total of six seconds between them. Law crossed the line in 20:34 while junior Jared Moore (Beaver Dams, N.Y. / Corning-Painted Post) was done in 20:36. Senior Jordan Safer (Brookline, Mass. / Brookline) finished the race in 20:37, sophomore Liam Walsh (Gaithersburg, Md. / Quince Orchard) crossed in 20:38, and junior Kevin Cory (Frederick, Md. / Urbana) completed the course in 20:40.
The Tartans will next compete on Friday, September 29 at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.