Men's XC Finishes Fourth at A-10 Championship
Oct. 28, 2017

FULL RESULTS

LEESBURG, Va. - The Duquesne cross country team posted a fourth-place finish at the 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship on Saturday morning at the Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, Va. Senior Rico Galassi (Dickson City, Pa./Holy Cross) paced the Dukes with an eighth-place mark of 25:29.7. 

Galassi collects the third all-conference honor of his career after winning the individual title last season and finishing seventh as a freshman in 2014. 

Dayton won its second straight A-10 title with 66 points on Saturday, followed by St. Joseph's second (84) and George Washington third (95). Duquesne tallied 146 points on the day. 

Junior Cordon Louco (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) was the Dukes' second finisher, placing 22nd with a time of 26:01.9. Sophomore Jeff Van Kooten (Sewickley, Pa./Central Catholic) toured the five-mile course in 26:15.5 for a 29th-place finish. 

Duquesne Scorers 
8. Rico Galassi - 25:29.7
22. Cordon Louco - 26:01.9
29. Jeff Van Kooten - 26:15.6
39. Jake Heinauer - 26:29.6
48. Zack Weland - 26:39.7

Team Results

Pl Team Pts #
1 Dayton 66 7
2 St. Joseph's (Pa.) 84 7
3 George Washington 95 7
4 Duquesne 146 7
5 La Salle 156 7
6 UMass Amherst 173 7
7 Fordham 189 7
8 George Mason 214 7
9 Saint Louis 220 7
10 Rhode Island 265 7
11 Davidson 271 7
12 Richmond 275 5
13 VCU 346 5
14 St. Bonaventure 443 7

 

 

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