The Maryville College men's cross country team traveled to Lookout Mountain, Georgia for the Mountaintop Invitational on Friday evening.
MC sophomore Sean Hagstrom led out the 5k with a blistering 5:05 mile split. Hagstrom led the race until the last 200 meters being caught in site of the finish and finishing second overall with a 17:51 5k time. Next in for the Scots were freshman AJ Trotter with a time of 19:18, senior David Sturchio (19:33), Sophomore Ben Davis(21:40),and sophomore Adam Davis(22:14). The men finished fourth overall behind Covenant, Reinhardt, and Truett-McConnell.
Coach Tyson Murphy stated, "Our first three runners finished well, but as a team we need to improve on our endurance and speed. We will be looking for our four and five spot runners to close the gap to our top three scorers."
His Scots will prepare for the Sewanee Invitational slated for September 6th.