Oct. 1, 2010 -
Men's Blue Division Results -
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Men's Gold Division Results
Women's Gold Division Results
Men's Open Results
Women's Open Results
NOTRE DAME, Ind.- The University of Notre Dame men's cross country team claimed seventh place among the competitive 21-team field, scoring 208 points. The top-Irish finisher was senior Dan Jackson (Ann Arbor, Mich./Dexter) who crossed the line in 24:13. The women's team finished 18th and were led by Meg Ryan (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde), the freshman stopped the clocks in 17:37.
Oregon (#3 ranked according to USTFCCA 9.28 rankings) claimed the crown in the men's race with a score of 69, followed by New Mexico (#16) (78 points) and Florida State (#21) in third tallying a score of 99 points. The Irish completed the race in seventh place, scoring 208 points. The Irish trailed UCLA (#30) and Pennsylvania State University who tallied 206 and 205 points, respectively.
Sophomore Jeremy Rae (Fort Erie, Ontario/Lakeshore Catholic) finished the five-mile race for the Irish in 24:30, followed by junior Jordan Carlson (Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Rosemount) in 24:41. Freshman Martin Grady (Burr Ridge, Ill./Fenwick) and Mat Abernethy (College Park, Md./Georgetown Prep.) rounded out the Irish line-up in 24:44 and 25:19, in that order.
On the women's side, Villanova (#1) won the meet scoring a total of 64 points. Oregon claimed second (#5) with 118 points and Florida State University in third (#2) that totaled 129 points. Notre Dame finished 18th with 402 points.
Senior Erica Watson (Noblesville, Ind./Noblesville) trailed Ryan, finishing the five-kilometer race in 17:41. Sophomore Rebecca Tracy (Barrington, Ill./Barrington) and juniors Rachel Velarde (Albuquerque, N.M./Eldorado) and Susanna Sullivan (Falls Church, Va./George Mason) rounded out team in 17:57, 18:02 and 18:03, respectively.
The Irish will travel to Terre Haute, Ind. for the Pre-National NCAA meet on Oct. 16.