NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The Monroe College men’s cross country team placed second overall in the Northeast Invitational hosted by CCRI from Warwick, Rhode Island, on Saturday. The team had three runners earn top-ten finishes.
Leading the way for the Mustangs was freshman, Kipkoech Collins. The Kenyan native ran to a time of 29:29.58, good for fourth place. Finishing two spots behind him was Tevin Aitken (29:55.49), while Jaymes Dennison placed seventh with a mark of 30:04.55. Rounding out the field for Monroe was Qasim Ray (30:54.28), Christian Patterson (32:05.00), Rajay hinds (32:45.42) and Krishane Bowers (39:24.54).
Head Coach Shirvon Greene reflected on the day, “the men ran well today. I am happy with the outcome, especially due to the fact that this is the final rehearsal before nationals. We worked on a lot of things in practice and it was great to see them executed by the team.