Penn State men¡¯s cross country runs to a fourteenth place finish at Paul Short Run
BETHELEHEM, PA., OCT. 4, 2003- The Penn State men¡¯s cross country team finished fourteenth in a field of 23 teams on Saturday at the Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University.
Georgetown, ranked No. 14, won the race with a score of 28. Princeton was second (77), James Madison University took third (117), The University of Pennsylvania was fourth (140) and Columbia took fifth with a score of 142 points. Penn State scored 380 points for fourteenth.
Columbia¡¯s Steve Sundell won the race in a time of 24:08.44 while Georgetown¡¯s Rod Koborsi and Chris Lukezic took second and third, respectively.
Senior Josh Loren (Waterford, Pa.) was the Nittany Lions¡¯ highest placer, finishing 50th in a time of 25:36.58. Freshman Daniel Deichert (Gibbsboro, N.J.) was next across the line placing 66th (25:50.05) and sophomore Dorian McDonald (Bethlehem, Pa.) took 77th in a time of 25:59.04.
Junior Kyle Berseth (Bear, Del.) was 90th (26:13.19), junior Matt Lincoln (Toronto, Canada) came in at 97th (26:18.77) and freshman Richard LaFergola (Matawan, N.J.) and junior Tim Walker (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) took 101st place and 111th, respectively.
The Nittany Lions are back at home on Oct. 18, 2003 to host the Penn State National. Race time is set for 11:00 a.m.