Men's XC Finishes Second at Atlantic 10 Championship
Rico Galassi finished first of 123 runners and was named Most Outstanding Performer and First-Team All-Conference
Oct. 29, 2016

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EVENT:Atlantic 10 Championship

VENUE: Pole Green Park, Mechanicsville, Va.

DISTANCE: 5 miles

DUQUESNE FINISH: 2nd of 14

POINTS: 77 (1, 5, 8, 31, 32)

TOTAL RUNNERS: 123

QUICK RECAP: Rico Galassi finished first of 123 runners to lead the Duquesne men's cross country team to a second place finish at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championship with 77 points. The event was held at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville, Va. on Saturday morning. Dayton finished first with 57 points. Saint Louis (85), George Mason (102) and Saint Joseph's (130) rounded out the top five teams.

Galassi crossed in 24:32.3, 10.1 seconds ahead of second place finisher Hunter Johnson of Dayton. Christian Kazanjian (5th place/24:49.3) and Cordon Louco (8th place/24:59.2) also finished in the top 10 for the Dukes.

This marks the sixth time Duquesne has finished second in the A-10 Championship.

DUQUESNE TIMES:
1. Rico Galassi - 24:32.3
5. Christian Kazanjian - 24:49.3
8. Cordon Louco - 24:59.2
31. Dino Andrade - 25:39.4
32. Josef DiPietrantonio - 25:40.5
55. Hunter Wharrey - 26:04.6
78. Matt Rozic - 26:57.0

UP NEXT: The NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional held on the campus of Penn State on Nov. 11th.


 

 

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