Men's Cross Country

McDaniel finishes fourth at York

Jake Zamostny © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Jake Zamostny © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Zamostny places third to pace Green Terror

YORK, Pa. – Jake Zamostny (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) finished third in his first collegiate 8,000-meter race to lead McDaniel to a fourth-place finish at the Coach Achtzehn Classic hosted by York (Pa.) in men's cross country action on Saturday.

The Green Terror registered 124 point to tie Hood for fourth place. Franklin & Marshall won the event with 30 points while the host Spartans and St. Mary's (Md.) placed second (54) and third (99), respectively.

Not only did Zamostny place third with a time of 27:32.15 but he also ran the third fastest Green Terror time on the John Rudy course layout.

CJ Naper (New Windsor, Md./South Carroll) placed eighth overall with a time of 27:58.05, a 42-second improvement from his 2009 performance on the course.

Ron Shriver (Westminster, Md./Francis Scott Key) also made great strides from a year ago, running 23 seconds faster with a time of 28:48.70 to place 18th overall.

McDaniel returns to action at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh on Friday, Oct. 1.

Team Scores: 1. Franklin & Marshall 30, 2. York (Pa.) 54, 3. St. Mary's 99, 4T. Hood 124, 4T. McDaniel 124, 6. Goucher 138, 6. Stevenson 138, 8. Lancaster Bible 218.

McDaniel Results (8,000 meters, 72 competitors): 3. Jake Zamostny 27:32.15, 8. CJ Naper 27:58.05, 18. Ron Shriver 28:48.70, 59. Dylan Ryan 34:11.27, 63. Matt Christopher 36:27.81.