Men’s Cross Country Claims Title for Ninth Consecutive Year

Ryan Mosher/ERAU Athletics

The 13th running of the Asics Embry-Riddle Classic was held on Saturday morning on the campus of Embry-Riddle, and for the ninth straight year, the ERAU men’s cross country team took the team title.

The Eagles totalled 29 points to easily claim the team crown, 30 points clear of second-place Stetson’s 59.

ERAU put its top five runners in the top 12, with a total time of 2:19:20.29 and an average time of 27:52.06.

Andrew Carpenter finished first for the Eagles in 27:06.22, placing fourth overall, while Jamin Mays was close behind in seventh (27:32.84). Noah Kemp (27:32.84) and Calahan Warren (28:09.96) placed seventh and 10th overall, with Warren’s time resulting in a PR.

James Fell (28:42.58) rounded out the ERAU scorers in 12th place, while five more Eagles finished between 13th and 25th.

Will Rice (15th – 29:01.76), John Dennehy (16th – 29:04.63), Palmer Lintz (20th – 29:53.33), Robert Davis (22nd – 30:01.49) and Andrew Carosi (25th – 30:18.81) also competed for the Blue and Gold.

Bethune-Cookman’s Daniel Kiptoo (26:13.24) won the race with Jose Diaz (18th – 29:31.74) coming in as the top ERAU Alumni finisher.