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DU Runners Finish 4th at NCAA Pre-Nationals
Senior Dave Eldridge
 
Senior Dave Eldridge
 

Oct. 19, 2002

Terre Haute, Indiana -- - Duquesne men's cross-country team took fourth place in their 24-team heat at the NCAA Pre-Nationals hosted by Indiana State University on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center.

The Dukes were paced by senior Dave Eldridge (Black Lick, PA / Blairsville) who completed the 8,000 meter course in 15th place at 25:43.0 followed by sophomore Ryan Bender (Indiana, PA / Indiana) at 25:43.5 which was good for 16th among the 151 team runners. A total of 254 runners competed in this heat; 733 participants overall in three heats.

Three freshmen helped DU to its fourth place finish as Zack Dorman (Imperial, PA / West Allegheny) finished at 25:49.5 (22nd), Bryan Herdman (Blairsville, PA / Blairsville) at 26:09.7 (45th) and, Jeff Hite (Greensburg, PA / Greensburg Salem) at 26:16.3 (T54).

The Dukes are off until Saturday, November 2, 2002, when the Red and Blue host the Atlantic 10 championships at Pittsburgh's Schenley Park.

Duquesne Results
First five runners count toward team total

DU Fin. Tm. Fin.
(overall)
Name Split (5k) Final Time
1 15 (30) Dave Eldridge 16:16.8 25:43
2 16 (31) Ryan Bender 16:15.3 25:44
3 22 (39) Zack Dorman 16:22.7 25:50
4 45 (74) Bryan Herdman 16:18.8 26:10
5 55 (88) Jeff Hite 16:26.9 26:17
6 74 (113)Pat McGuire 16:20.5 26:30
7 77 (116) Jeremy Snodgrass 16:33.5 26:32

Team Results

No. School Points
1. Central Mich 97
2. West Virginia 113
3. Tulsa 116
4. Duquesne 153
5. Michigan State 201
6. Indiana 202
7. Buffalo 214
8. Montana 216
9. Georgetown 280
10. Ball State 290
11. Western Kentucky 345
12. Wisconsin-Milwaukee 353
13. Ohio 357
14. Pennsylvania 358
15. Iowa State 362
16. Bucknell 376
17. Valparaiso 402
18. Dayton 405
19. Richmond 437
20. Southern Illinois 439
21. Wright State 453
22. Pittsburgh 477
23. Butler 513
24. IPFW 646

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