Monroe Men’s Cross Country Places Second at the Northeast Invitational

Monroe Men’s Cross Country Places Second at the Northeast Invitational

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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.