Beckett's 3rd place finish paces Scots' effort at Mountain Top Invitational

Beckett's 3rd place finish paces Scots' effort at Mountain Top Invitational

The Maryville College men's cross country team opened the 2018 season at the Covenant College Mountain Top Invitational on Friday evening. Covenant College, with a team average time of 17:37.29 during the 5K challenge, claimed the team title. Maryville finished fourth in a four-team challenge with an average squad time of 20:51.91.

 

Covenant's Nate Collins earned the individual title with a time of 17:09.42. Maryville's top performer was Daniel Beckett. Beckett finished 3rd in the field of 35 runners with a time of 17:28.81. Ryan Lay was MC's next highest finisher with a 21st place pace of19:42.42.

 

Additional finishers for MC include: Richard Martin (31st, 22:10.52), Andrew Amburn (32nd, 22:12.21), Jacob Schramm (33rd, 22:45.58), Cooper Harrison (34th, 22:59.44) and Lee Parker (35th, 24:29.23).

 

Head Coach Tyson Murphy will prepare his squad for the Tusculum College Invitational on Friday, September 7th in Greeneville, Tennessee.